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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Douay Bible Douay Bible n : an English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars [syn: Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version , Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay Version]
English → English (gcide) Definition: 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 which is made up of the writings accepted by Christians as of divine origin and authority, whether such writings be in the original language, or translated; the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments; -- sometimes in a restricted sense, the Old Testament; as, King James's Bible; Douay Bible; Luther's Bible. Also, the book which is made up of writings similarly accepted by the Jews; as, a rabbinical Bible. [1913 Webster] 3. A book containing the sacred writings belonging to any religion; as, the Koran is often called the Mohammedan Bible. [1913 Webster] 4. (Fig.) a book with an authoritative exposition of some topic, respected by many who are experts in the field. [PJC] Bible Society, an association for securing the multiplication and wide distribution of the Bible. Douay Bible. See Douay Bible. Geneva Bible. See under Geneva. [1913 Webster] 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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