VER'SION, n. [L. versio.]1. A turning; a change or transformation; as the version of air into water. [Unusual.]2. Change of direction; as the version of the beams of light. [Unusual.]3. The act of translating; the rendering of thoughts or ideas expressed in one language, into words of like signification in another language. How long was Pope engaged in the version of Homer?4. Translation; that which is rendered from another language. We have a good version of the Scriptures. There is a good version of Pentateuch in Samaritan. The Septuagint version of the Old Testament was made for the benefit of the Jews in Alexandria.