The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English out of the authentical Latin, diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in diuers languages : with arguments of the bookes, and chapters, annotations, tables, and other helpes, for better vnderstanding of the text, for discouerie of corruptions in some late translations, and for clearing controversies in religion (Book, 1609) [WorldCat.org]
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The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English out of the authentical Latin, diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in diuers languages : with arguments of the bookes, and chapters, annotations, tables, and other helpes, for better vnderstanding of the text, for discouerie of corruptions in some late translations, and for clearing controversies in religion

Author: Gregory Martin; Thomas Worthington; Laurence Kellam; James Stodart; Ethel Mary Wood
Publisher: Printed at Doway : By Laurence Kellam, at the signe of the holie Lambe, MDCIX-MDCX [1609-1610]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Martin; Thomas Worthington; Laurence Kellam; James Stodart; Ethel Mary Wood
OCLC Number: 1006139495
Notes: Description: Vol. 1: Ten preliminary leaves: title (within narrow frame), on verso 'Approbatio', Preface 'To the right welbeloved English Reader ... ' (dated 'From the English College in Doway, the Octaues of al Sainctes. 1609) - 6ff.; 'The summe and partition of the Holie Bible. With a brife note of the Canonical and Apocryphal Bookes, The summe of the Old Testament ... ', and 'Of Moyses ... ' - 2ff.; 'The argument of the Booke of Genesis', and 'The signification of the markes here vsed ... ' - 1f. Text, Genesis - Job, pp. 1 to 1114; on p. 1115 is a short note 'To the Curteous Reader', 1p. blank. Vol. 2: title: 'The second tome of the Holie Bible ... ' etc. (as in vol. 1, but with a different text: 'Spiritu Sancto inspirati, locuti sunt sancti Dei homines. 2. Pet. 1. The holie men of God spake, inspired with the Holie Ghost', and dated M. DC. X.; within narrow frame), on verso the 'Approbatio', on the next page (p. 3) begin 'Proemial annotations vpon the Booke of Psalmes', which end on p. 14 with a short note 'Concerning interpretation of holie Scriptures'. Text, Psalms - 4 Esdras, pp. 15 to 1071; 'A table of the Epistles, taken forth of the old Testament ... ' - 1p., 'An historical table of the times ... of the Old Testament' - 24pp., 'A particular table of the most principal thinges ... ' - 27pp., 'Censura' - 1p., list of 'errata' - 1p., 1p. blank, 1f. blank.
The first edition of the Roman Catholic version of the OT in English. Vol. 1 is dated 1609 and vol. 2 is dated 1610.
This version of the OT was based on the same lines, and came from the same hands, as the Rheims New Testament of 1582 (Herbert no 177). The complete work is commonly known as the 'Douay-Rheims version' or briefly the 'Douay Bible'.
Translated largely by Gregory Martin.
The annotations and the tables, etc., are ascribed to Thomas Worthington, who became President of the College at Douay in 1599.
Old Testament and Apocrypha only; the New Testament had appeared at Rheims in 1582.
The last leaf in vol. 2 is blank.
Titles within border; initials, head- and tail-pieces.
Description: 2 volumes ([20], 1115, [1]; 1004, [1], 1002-1124, [4] pages) ; 22 cm (4to)
Other Titles: Bible.
Holie Bible faithfvlly translated into English ovt of the avthentical Latin
Bible.
Responsibility: by the English College of Doway.

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