Hands down the 1611 Authorized Version of the King James Bible with The Apocrypha is the BEST and most complete Bible out there. The original contains all 80 books which should have remained in ALL King James Bibles. The Apocrypha contains much more Biblical insight and history I feel was taken out to keep us from certain knowledge. This version is a MUST have if you ask me!
King James Bible - I may be Catholic, but nothing will separate me from the beauty of the language in the King James Version of the Bible. I love the concise, spare, phrasing, and the lovely use of the English language. Ironically, far more of my Protestant friends have issues with the King James Bible than my Catholic friends. I hate the way the newer Bible interpretations, Protestant and Catholic, use 5 words where one will do. RW