Inside the East End of Nettley Abbey by Michel Angelo Rooker (British, 1746-1801). British Drawings from the Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (February 10-May 26, 2013).
The Douay-Rheims translation of the Bible is the first ever Bible translation in English approved by the Catholic Church, made by Catholics, for the Catholic faithful to use. This is as close as an English speaker can get to reading the Latin Vulgate without learning Latin.
This is the same Douay-Rheims version of the Bible that was published on 1582 for The New Testament and 1610 for The Old Testament. This is not the Bishop Challoner revision. Keep in mind the Douay-Rheims Bible translation is not a translation of the Clementine Vulgate nor the Sixto Vulgate, but the Latin Vulgate according to THE CODEX AMIATINUS. Please look for errors in my spelling, grammar, verses etc. by comparing with the original documents I have linked in the footer and contact me. I am sure I have made some errors in typing this out & I would not want them to linger. This website is not official, this is just something I use for personnal study.
The original translators & writers of the Rheims's New Testament were lead by Dr. Gregory Martin, assisted by William Allen, Richard Bristow, Thomas Worthington, & William Reynolds.
The Old Testament translators & writers are seperated into two parts. The first section of the Douay Old Testament was lead by Laurence Kellam. The later section of the translation was lead by Dr. Worthington, the superior of the seminary at the time.
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NEW TESTAMENT SCRIPTURE (04/04/2020)
Iames Annotations (12/04/2020)
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