vulgate

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14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox church Apocrypha
English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars Douay-Rheims Bible , Douay-Rheims Version , Douay Bible , Douay Version , Rheims-Douay Bible , Rheims-Douay Version
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420) Eusebius Hieronymus , Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus , Hieronymus , Jerome , Saint Jerome , St. Jerome
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