Timeline Worksheet: May 2, 1611, King James Bible Published On May 2, 1611, the first King James Version of the Bible was published. Today, we’re going to practice handwriting skills with a passage from this version, John 1:1-14. Timeline Worksheets for May 2, 1611: John 1:1-14 Copywork (print) John 1:1-14 Copywork (cursive) John 1:1-14 Copywork (manuscript) Fits World history, Bible translation history, and Authors and Literature timelines.* If you are new to this series, visit my introduction to timelines. Return to the Timeline. Join our community of 16,000+ for history, language arts, writing, math, science, and more, plus special resources about Asia, missions, and the persecuted Church.