Douay Bible
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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  • Douay Bible — • The original Douay Version, which is the foundation on which nearly all English Catholic versions are still based, owed its existence to the religious controversies of the sixteenth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Douay Bible …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Douay Bible — Bible Bi ble (b[imac] b l), n. [F. bible, L. biblia, pl., fr. Gr. bibli a, pl. of bibli on, dim. of bi blos, by blos, book, prop. Egyptian papyrus.] 1. A book. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. {The Book} by way of eminence, that is, the book… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Douay Bible — [do͞o′ā, do͞o ā′] n. an English version of the Bible translated from the Latin Vulgate edition for the use of Roman Catholics: the New Testament was orig. published at Reims (1582) and the Old Testament at Douai (1609 10): also called Douay… …   English World dictionary

  • Douay Bible — /dooh ay/ an English translation of the Bible, prepared by Roman Catholic scholars from the Vulgate. The New Testament was published at Rheims in 1582 and the Old Testament was published at Douai in 1609 10. Also called Douay Version, Douay… …   Universalium

  • Douay Bible — /dueɪ ˈbaɪbəl/ (say doohay buybuhl) noun an English translation of the Bible, from the Latin Vulgate, prepared by Roman Catholic scholars, the Old Testament being published at Douay (Douai) in France, in 1609–10, and the New Testament at Rheims,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Douay Bible — Dou′ay Bi′ble [[t]ˈdu eɪ[/t]] n. bib an English version of the Bible translated from the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars • Etymology: Douay, France …   From formal English to slang

  • Douay Bible — The translation or version of the Bible used by the Roman Catholic Church, the name coming from Douay, a municipality of France, where the Old Testament of such translation or version was published early in the 17th century …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Douay Bible — n. (also Douay version) an English translation of the Bible formerly used in the Roman Catholic Church, completed at Douai in France early in the seventeenth century …   Useful english dictionary

  • Douay Bible — English translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate used by Roman Catholics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Douay Bible —  Дуэская библия …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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