This was requested by King James I of England because he did not like the other popular translation like the Geneva Bible which contains marginal outline promoting transgression to kings.
John Reynolds, a puritan scholar suggested that a new English translation of the bible during the meeting with bishops, scholars and translators.
King James agreed to this suggestion.
In June 1604, the fifty four bible scholars were group into six committee to translate specific groups of the Old and New Testaments into English.
The translators devoted their work to King James.
The KJV bible was not apparently acknowledge by the king or was accredited as the only text to be read in the church.
Regardless of this, it has been the leading text use.
Out of the fifty four men appointed, only 47 accomplished more than seven year undertaking which was administered by strict rules of translating.
The translators are divided into six panels and each was given actual bible books to translate.
After they had accomplished the translation, the committee from each panel reviewed the work to make sure that they followed the given guidelines.
The KJV Bible was expanded to be used in the church services.
Because of this, the translators gave careful attention to the pattern and punctuation to make it a quality text that no other translation can match up to this time.
The KJV translation was based on the Bishops Bible.
Many translators were skilled in Hebrew and Greek and they also apply to the Hebrew Old Testament text and the Greek translation of Hebrew Bible to their work.
The translators aims for its accuracy, the KJV Bible was the most popular translations of all time.
The fact is that it has been incomparable in the first 250 years.
But in the year 1881, 50 scholars work out on the English Revised Version and all that they can say it that they have to be very careful with their studies, and the longer they have participate on it the more they appreciate its simplicity.
The KJV Bible has still been widely use in many homes and churches today.
Now-a-days the audio version of KJV Bible is also very popular.
You may find this audio bible on the hands of English believers.