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THE HOLY BIBLE. TRANSLATED FROM THE . 51 The Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Romans. 65 The Catholic Epistle of St. James the Apostle. The Holy Bible. Catholic Public Domain Version. Old Testament. ** The Book of Genesis **. [Genesis 1] {} In the beginning, God created heaven and earth. Download Roman Catholic Holy Bible - The Roman Catholic Offline Bible is one of the most popular and widely used free offline Bible. The Roman Catholic.

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The full version of the Holy Bible that was translated from the Latin Vulgate. The Words of Jesus are in red for easy identification. If you want to read and study the complete version of the Holy Bible used by Catholics you can download this app with a free version of the Catholic Public. This book is so called from its treating of the Generation, that is, of the Creation and the beginning of the world. The Hebrews call it Beresith, from the word with.

Psalms of Solomon [19] The large majority of Old Testament references in the New Testament are taken from the Koine Greek Septuagint LXX , editions of which include the deuterocanonical books, as well as apocrypha — both of which are called collectively anagignoskomena "Readable, namely worthy of reading". All three codices include Psalm in addition to the canonical Psalms; and all three codices include Greek Esdras as 'Ezra A', with the canonical Ezra-Nehemiah counted as 'Ezra B'. The Septuagint was widely accepted and used by Greek-speaking Jews in the 1st century, even in the region of Roman Judea , and therefore naturally became the text most widely used by early Christians, who were predominantly Greek speaking. Other New Testament authors such as Paul also reference or quote period literature [26] which was familiar to the audience but that was not included in the deuterocanonical or the protocanonical Old Testament books. And besides these there are the Maccabees. Moreover, the epistle of Jude and two of the above-mentioned or, bearing the name of John are counted or, used in the catholic [Church]; and [the book of] Wisdom, written by the friends of Solomon in his honour. At the same time, he mentioned that certain other books, including four deuterocanonical books the Wisdom of Solomon, the Wisdom of Sirach, Judith and Tobit , the book of Esther and also the Didache and The Shepherd of Hermas , while not being part of the Canon, "were appointed by the Fathers to be read". He excluded what he called "apocryphal writings" entirely. He wrote in his Panarion that Jews had in their books the deuterocanonical Epistle of Jeremiah and Baruch, both combined with Jeremiah and Lamentations in only one book.

In effect, the Rheims translators argue that, where the source text is ambiguous or obscure, then a faithful English translation should also be ambiguous or obscure, with the options for understanding the text discussed in a marginal note: so, that people must read them with licence of their spiritual superior, as in former times they were in like sort limited.

The translation was prepared with a definite polemical purpose in opposition to Protestant translations which also had polemical motives.

Prior to the Douay-Rheims, the only printed English language Bibles available had been Protestant translations. The translators excluded the apocryphal Psalm , this unusual oversight given the otherwise "complete" nature of the book is explained in passing by the annotations to Psalm that "S. Augustin in the conclusion of his Sermons upon the Psalms, explicateth a mysterie in the number of an hundred and fieftie[.

In England the Protestant William Fulke unintentionally popularized the Rheims New Testament through his collation of the Rheims text and annotations in parallel columns alongside the Protestant Bishops' Bible.

Fulke's original intention through his first combined edition of the Rheims New Testament with the so-called Bishop's Bible was to prove that the Catholic-inspired text was inferior to the Protestant-influenced Bishop's Bible, then the official Bible of the Church of England.

Fulke's work was first published in ; and as a consequence the Rheims text and notes became easily available without fear of criminal sanctions. Not only did Douay-Rheims influence Catholics, but it also had a substantial influence on the later creation of the King James Version.

The King James Version is distinguished from previous English Protestant versions by a greater tendency to employ Latinate vocabulary, and the translators were able to find many such terms for example: emulation Romans in the Rheims New Testament.

Consequently, a number of the Latinisms of the Douay—Rheims, through their use in the King James Version, have entered standard literary English. The translators of the Rheims appended a list of these unfamiliar words; [14] examples include "acquisition", "adulterate", "advent", "allegory", "verity", "calumniate", "character", "cooperate", "prescience", "resuscitate", "victim", and "evangelise".

In addition the editors chose to transliterate rather than translate a number of technical Greek or Hebrew terms, such as " azymes " for unleavened bread, and "pasch" for Passover.

Translation[ edit ] The original Douay—Rheims Bible was published during a time when Catholics were being persecuted in Britain and Ireland and possession of the Douay—Rheims Bible was a crime.

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By the time possession was not a crime the English of the Douay—Rheims Bible was a hundred years out-of-date. It was thus substantially "revised" between and by Richard Challoner , an English bishop , formally appointed to the deserted see of Debra Doberus.

Challoner's revisions borrowed heavily from the King James Version being a convert from Protestantism to Catholicism and thus familiar with its style. Challoner not only addressed the odd prose and much of the Latinisms, but produced a version which, while still called the Douay—Rheims, was little like it, notably removing most of the lengthy annotations and marginal notes of the original translators, the lectionary table of gospel and epistle readings for the Mass, and most notably the apocryphal books all of which save Psalm had been included in the original.

At the same time he aimed for improved readability and comprehensibility, rephrasing obscure and obsolete terms and constructions and, in the process, consistently removing ambiguities of meaning that the original Rheims—Douay version had intentionally striven to retain. The same passage of Ephesians —12 in Challoner's revision gives a hint of the thorough stylistic editing he did of the text: That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs and of the same body: and copartners of his promise in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, of which I am made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God, which is given to me according to the operation of his power.


To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ: and to enlighten all men, that they may see what is the dispensation of the mystery which hath been hidden from eternity in God who created all things: that the manifold wisdom of God may be made known to the principalities and powers in heavenly places through the church, according to the eternal purpose which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord: in whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.

For comparison, the same passage of Ephesians in the King James Version and the Tyndale Version, which influenced the King James Version: That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel: whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.

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Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ; and to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ: to the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God, according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: in whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.

Unto me the least of all saints is this grace given, that I should preach among the gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to make all men see what the fellowship of the mystery is which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God which made all things through Jesus Christ, to the intent, that now unto the rulers and powers in heaven might be known by the congregation the manifold wisdom of God, according to that eternal purpose, which he purposed in Christ Jesu our Lord, by whom we are bold to draw near in that trust, which we have by faith on him.

Challoner issued a New Testament edition in He followed this with an edition of the whole bible in , making some further changes to the New Testament. He issued a further version of the New Testament in , which differed in about 2, readings from the edition, and which remained the base text for further editions of the bible in Challoner's lifetime.

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