Douay Bible


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Dou·ay Bible

 (do͞o′ā, do͞o-ā′)
n.
The first English translation of the Latin Vulgate Bible authorized by the Roman Catholic Church. The Old Testament was published in 1582, the New Testament in 1609-10. Also called Douay Version.

[After Douai.]
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Douay Bible

(ˈduːeɪ) or

Douay Version

n
(Bible) an English translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate text completed by Roman Catholic scholars at Douai in 1610
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Dou′ay Bi′ble

(ˈdu eɪ)
n.
an English version of the Bible translated from the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars.
(Douay, France]
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He had originally intended to solicit subscriptions to publish a Catholic Douay Bible in forty-eight weekly parts.
Nineteenth-century Catholic Canon Law specified that Catholics reading the Bible in English could read only the (http://www.DRBO.org) Douay Bible , which was the English translation approved by the Vatican.
For translations of biblical texts, Charteris relies on the Authorized version; the so-called Douay Bible, which provides modern translation directly from the Vulgate, would have been a more logical choice.