Shakespeare vs. KJV Bible

Which is easier to read, Shakespeare or the King James Version of the Bible?

I’d say that the Bible is easier to read. Shakespeare is great. I really do like reading his works, but the language is extremely hard to understand. For example,

“…Out of this silence yet I picked a welcome;

 And in the modesty of fearful duty

 I read as much as from a rattling tongue

 Of saucy and audacious eloquence.

 Love, therefore, and tongue-tied simplicity

 In least speak most, to my capacity.”

          A Midsummer Night’s Dream­—Act V, Scene I

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