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Douay Bible

[ doo-ey ]
/ ˈdu eɪ /
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noun

an English translation of the Bible, prepared by Roman Catholic scholars from the Vulgate. The New Testament was published at Rheims in 1582 and the Old Testament was published at Douai in 1609–10.

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Also called Douay Version; Douay-Rheims Bible [doo-ey-reemz], /ˈdu eɪˈrimz/, Rheims-Douay Bible [reemz-doo-ey], /ˈrimzˈdu eɪ/, Rheims-Douay Version .
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Douay Bible

Douay Version

/ (ˈduːeɪ) /

noun

an English translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate text completed by Roman Catholic scholars at Douai in 1610
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