Definition of Douay bible
1. Noun. An English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars.
Generic synonyms: Bible, Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word, Word Of God
Medical Definition of Douay bible
1. A translation of the Scriptures into the English language for the use of English-speaking Roman Catholics; done from the Latin Vulgate by English scholars resident in France. The new Testament portion was published at Rheims, A. D. 1582, the Old Testament at Douai, A. D. 1609-10. Various revised editions have since been published. Alternative forms: Doway Bible. Called also the Rheims and Douay version. Origin: From Douay, or Douai, a town in France. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The result was the Reims New Testament (1582) and the douay bible (1609- 10). The translation was made from the Vulgate, and although accurate, ..."
2. Early Bibles of America: Being a Descriptive Account of Bibles Published in by John Wright (1894)
"... EARLY EDITIONS OF THE douay bible. IT is generally known that the New Testament was translated into English from the Vulgate, at Rheims, France, ..."
3. A History of English Literature by Edward Jermyn Mathew (1901)
"... from the place of its issue, is known as the douay bible. In 1611 the Authorised Version in the form familiar to us all, was completed ; and this, ..."
4. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"In 1749 he brought out an edition of the Rheims New Testament and later of the douay bible, 'newly revised and corrected according to the Clementine edition ..."