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The New Testament was published in Reims France inin one volume with extensive commentary andnotes,this translation was replaced by a revision undertaken by bishop Richard Challoner; the New Testament in three editions, and ; Challoner’s New Testament was, however, extensively revised by Bernard MacMahon in a series of Dublin editions from to ; and these various Dublin versions are the source of some Challoner bibles printed in the United States in the 19th Century, the Challoner revision of amrican DouayRheims is still often editoin Bible of choice of English-speaking Traditionalist Catholics.

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Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. No words were added or ommitted from the text, except for correcting errors caused by the scanning process. The Rheims New Testament was published nearly thirty years earlier, in Pope Damasus considered the 7 DC books to be inspired by God. A reprint of an approved edition with Haydock’s unabridged notes was published in by Loreto Publications. It is important to know that the font size alone is not a good indication as to whether a text is easy to read.

InWard Allen in collaboration with Edward Jacobs further published a collation, for the four Gospels, of the marginal amendments made to a copy of the Bishops’ Bible now conserved in the Bodleian Librarywhich transpired to be the formal record of the textual changes being proposed by several of the companies of King James Bible translators. It is the foundation on which nearly all English Catholic versions are still based.


Catholics looking for the traditional Catholic Bible in English should look no further! It may be asked why it has been thought profitable to make available a new edition of that version of the Bible commonly known as the Douay-Rheims, when so many other, and more recent, translations of sacred Scripture exist.

Many highly regarded translations of the Bible routinely consult Vulgate readings, especially in certain difficult Old Testament passages; but nearly all modern Bible versions, Protestant and Catholic, go directly to original-language Hebrew, Aramaicand Greek biblical texts as their translation base, and not to a ametican version like the Vulgate.

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And the earth was void and vacant, and darkenes was vpon the face of the depth: Records of the English Bible: The original Douay—Rheims Bible was published during a time when Catholics were being persecuted in Britain and Ireland and possession of the Douay—Rheims Bible was a crime. Challoner’s New Testament was, however, extensively revised by Bernard MacMahon in a series of Dublin editions from to Retrieved March 24, Genesis iii, 15 does not reflect either Vulgate.

It was thus substantially ameridan between and by Rheimx Challoneran English bishopformally appointed to the deserted see of Debra Doberus.

However, some spelling errors may still be present in the text. The King James Bible distinguished from previous English Protestant versions by a greater tendency to employ Latinate vocabulary, and the duay were able to find many such terms for example: As such it was an impressive effort by English Catholics to support the Counter-Reformation. Gone also was the longer paragraph formatting of the text; instead, the text was broken up so that each verse was its own paragraph. That the gentiles should be inheritors also, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise that is in Christ, by the means of the gospel, whereof I am made a minister, by the gift of the grace of God given unto me, through the working of his power.


The translators, for example, in revising the text of the editoon Gospels in the Bishops’ Bible, owe about one-fourth of their revisions, each, to the Geneva and Rheims New Testaments. No verse numbers were changed, except in the case of Psalm 9. It was the Vulgate, therefore, that certain scholars of the English College at Douay chose as the basis of the translation which they wished to provide to nourish the faith of the persecuted Catholics of England.

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Flexible cover Burgundy Leather Pages: Several American editions followed in the 19th and early 20th centuries; prominent among them the Douay-Rheims American Edition Version. By the time possession was not a crime americqn English of the Douay—Rheims Bible was a hundred years out-of-date. As a recent translation, the Rheims New Testament had an influence on the translators of the King James Version see below.

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Leather bound cover with stitched edges Gold gilt edged pages and 2 ribbons. While the Catholic scholars “conferred” with the Hebrew and Greek originals, as well as with “other editions in diverse languages”, [7] their avowed purpose was to translate doauy a strongly literal manner from the Latin Vulgate, for reasons of accuracy as stated in their Preface and which tended to produce, in places, stilted syntax and Latinisms.

This also explains the incorporation into the King James Bible from the Rheims New Testament of a number of striking English phrases, such as “publish and blaze abroad” at Mark 1: