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of, relating to, or originating in Reims
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  • Wiclif and the rhemish of course hold to the occiditis of the Vulgate, the one with "slay," and the other with "kill."

    The Expositor's Bible: Alfred Plummer
  • Ironically enough, they did much to familiarize the revisers with the rhemish version and its merits.

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"of or pertaining to Rheims (earlier English Rhemes), city in northeastern France (see Reims), 1580s; specifically in reference to an English translation of the New Testament by Roman Catholics at the English college there, published 1582.

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