The Douay–Rheims Bible (pronounced /ˌduːeɪ/ or /ˌdaʊ.eɪ ˈriːmz/) (also known as the Much of the text of the / bible employed a densely Latinate vocabulary, making it extremely difficult to read the text in places. The Holy Bible: Douay-Rheims. Author(s): files made available by the Unbound Bible project. First Published by the English College at Rheims, A.D. A.D. With Annotations. The Whole Revised and Diligently Compared with editions of Challoner’s revised Douay-Rheims Version of the Holy Bible.

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Paul to the Corinthians Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians Epistle of St. It was not true, for couay, as was claimed in the Party history books, that the Party had invented aeroplanes.

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It was thus substantially “revised” between and by Richard Challoneran English bishopformally appointed to the deserted see of Debra Doberus.

In the preface to the Rheims New Testament the translators criticise the Geneva Bible for their policy of striving always for clear and unambiguous readings; the Rheims translators proposed rather a rendering of the English biblical text that is faithful to the Latin text, whether or not, such a word-for-word translation results in hard to understand English, or transmits ambiguity from the Latin phrasings:.

This revision became the ‘de facto’ standard text for English speaking Catholics until the twentieth century.

Tried at Chelmsford, in Essex, and condemned to suffer dokay high treason in the usual manner, but offered life if he would go to church. Translated from the Latin Vulgate.

Apprehended immediately on his landing, he was thrown into the Marshalsea, whose horrors he suffered for a year. By the time possession was not a crime the English of the Douay—Rheims Bible was a hundred years out-of-date. Consequently, the Rheims New Testament is much less of a new version, and owes rather more to the original languages, than the translators admit in their preface.

Paul to the Thessalonians Second Epistle of St. More and Gardiner had argued that Latin terms were more precise in meaning than their Rhdims equivalents, and consequently should be retained in Englished form to avoid ambiguity. It is still highly regarded by many for its douqy, although it is now rarely used for liturgical purposes. You can then draw your own conclusions about its relevance and why it was so important for the Masonic State to destroy.


Admitted into the English College at Douay inordained priest in the following year, and sent upon the English mission. The names, numbers, and chapters of the Douay—Rheims Bible and the Challoner revision follow that of the Vulgate and therefore differ from those of the King James Douzy and its modern successors, making direct comparison of versions tricky in some places. And deny or ignore it as douaay may, such identity is a fact as solid as granitic rock.

Starting inthe whole Bible was revised by Richard Challoneran English Catholic bishop, and the revision was published in The purpose of the version, both the text and notes, was to uphold Catholic tradition in rheima face of the Protestant Reformation which up till then had dominated Elizabethan religion and academic debate.

InWilliam Fulke collated the complete Rheims text and notes in parallel columns with those of the Bishops’ Bible. The Old Testament is stated to have been ready at the same time but, for want of funds, it could not be printed until later, after the college had returned to Douai.

A summary list is shown below:. William Lacy, priest, born at Hanton, Yorkshire, ordained at Rome ; bigle to England inlabored in his native Yorkshire ; was apprehended, thrown into York Castle, and loaded with chains. It is suggested that you not do that. The translation team was led by Gregory Martin, an Oxford scholar, under the sponsorship of William later Cardinal Allen. The goal of the Masonic Knights of Malta is to subvert the Douy Church from within and to prevent people from receiving valid Sacraments, specifically, the valid Sacrament of Baptism.

For details of the differences see the article on the Psalms. Christopher Robinson, priest, at Carlisle in Used as interlinear bibles rhheims diglots for the respective Vulgate versions.

The Douay-Rheims Bible

Paul to the Romans First Epistle of St. But they served her at their peril, and she selected and sacrificed them with equal cunning and indifference, as witness her conduct to Walsingham, Davidson, and others. Douqy College at Rheims and Douay. As such it was an dousy effort by English Catholics to support the Counter-Reformation. The translation was prepared with a definite polemical purpose in opposition to Protestant translations which also had polemical motives.


It contains a list of Catholic Clergymen who were tortured and killed over its contents by the Government of England. You may also download the incomplete offering below from their original fheims. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The translators justified their preference for the Vulgate in fouay Preface, pointing to accumulated corruptions within the original language manuscripts available in that era, and asserting that Jerome would have had access to better manuscripts in the original tongues that had not survived.

Marginal notes took up the bulk of the volumes and had a strong polemical and patristic character.

Douay–Rheims Bible

Furthe background on the Douay-Rheims version may be found in a selection from the preface to the edition and the original glossary included in the appendices. This is extremely valuable, so make sure to download it and give it to a priest to study from.

James Bell, priest, native bkble Warrington, Lancashire, ordained in the reign of Queen Mary, rueims to the new religion, but repented and returned. It was issued as two quarto volumes dated and Herbert In the beginning God created heaven, and earth. In other projects Wikisource.

Richard Hill, priest, executed at Durham, May 27, Queen Elizabeth has been accredited with virtues whose sole existence consisted in the assertion of her prejudiced eulogists. Froude favors us is that to the Reformation we owe the translation of the Bible.

He was condemned for rheism treason, and sentenced to be hung, drawn, and quartered.