The Douay Rheims Bible
(or Douay-Rheims, or Rheims-Douay, or Douay Bible) is a very popular translation
of the Vulgate
edition of the Bible into English. This classic Bible traces back to the 16th
century. As defined...
The translation of the Bible into English done at the English College, Douay,
and at Rheims, and published, the N.T. [New Testament] in 1582, the whole in
1609-10... Its use was superseded in Great Britain by [Bishop Richard]
Challoner's revision, which is commonly called the Douay Bible." (Catholic
translation of the Douay Rheims Bible is attributed to the priest "[Fr. &] Dr.
Gregory Martin and [to] others at Rheims and Douay." (Catholic Dictionary)
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