Rheims and Douay version
Douay Bible Dou"ay Bi"ble [From Douay, or Douai, a town in France.] 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. [Written also {Doway Bible}. Called also the {Rheims and Douay version}.] [1913 Webster]

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