Definition of the American Standard Version from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the American Standard Version

 
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a new version by US scholars of the King James Version of the Bible. It is sometimes called the American Revised Version. It was published in 1901 after its American authors had helped to write the Revised Version (1881-5) in England.