Douay-Rheims Bible


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Noun1.Douay-Rheims Bible - an English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars
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Lacking such traces, it seems likely that the only real source for the pageants (with the obvious exception of the 'Naaman' pageant) is the Douay-Rheims bible.
It is translated in the Douay-Rheims Bible as "Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?"; the King James Version renders it as "Righteous art thou, O Lord, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper?
For centuries English-speaking Protestant Bible readers primarily read versions of the King James Bible, while Catholics almost exclusively read versions of the Douay-Rheims Bible. Catholic exiles at the English College in Douai, France produced the Rheims New Testament in 1582 and the Douay Old Testament in 1609-10.