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NEW TESTAMENT

OF OUR

LORD AND SAVIOUR

JESUS CHRIST,

PRANSLATED OUT OF THE

LATIN VULGATE;

DILIGENTLY COMPARED WITH THE ORIGINAL GREEK;

AND FIRST PUBLISHED BY THB

ENGLISH COLLEGE OF RHEMES, ANNO 1582.

NEWLY REVISED AND CORRECTED ACCORDING TO THE CLEMENTINZ

EDITION OF THE SCRIPTURES;

WITH ANNOTATIONS,

TO CLEAR UP THE PRINCIPAL DIFFICULTIES OT HOLY WRIT.

As approved by the RIGHT REVEREND JOHN DUBOIS,

Catholic Bishop of New-York.

The Law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of tne Lord 18

faithful, giving wisdom to little ones.--Ps. xviii. 8.

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STEREOTYPE EDITION.

UTICA:
PRITED BY WILLIAM WILLIAMS, FOR THE PROPRIETORS.

1833.

APPROBATION.

HAVING carefully examined this present stereotype edition of the New Testament, and compared it diligently with that printed in Dublin in 1820, with the approbation and recommendation of the four Catholic Archbishops of Ireland, 1 do hereby give my full approbation to the circulation of it in this Diocese, and recommend it accordingly.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the Diocesean Seal, this 7th day of September, 1828.

* JOHN, Bp. of N. York.

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Southern District of New York, 88.

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6 The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated out of the Latin vulgate ; diligently compared with the original Greek; and first published by the English College of Rhemes, Anno 1582. Newly revised and corrected according to the Clementine Edition of the Scriptures. With Annotations, to clear up the principal difficulties of Holy Writ. As approved by the Right Reverend John Dubois, Catholic Bishop of New York. The Law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls : the Testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones.--Ps. xviii. 8."

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A TABLE OF CONTROVERSIES.

ABSOLUTION. The power projnised and given to the pastors of the church,

St. Matt. chap. xvi. v. 19. xviii. 18. St. John xx. 22, 23.
Angels. They have a charge over us, St. Matt. xviii. '10. Heb. i. 14. See also
Exodus xxiii. 20, 21. Psalm xci. 11, 12, &c. They offer up our prayers, Rev.
viii. 4. and pray for us, Zech. i. 12. We have a communion with them, Heb.
xii. 22. They have been honoured by the servants of God, Joshua, v. 14, 15:
and invocated, Gen. xlviii. 15, 16. Hosea, xii. 4. Rev. i.'4.
Baptism. Ordained by Christ, St. Matt. xxviii. 19. Necessary to salvation, St.

John iii. 5. Administered by the Apostles in water, Acts viii. 36, 38. chap. 8. 47, 48. See also Ephes. v. 26. Heb. x. 22. i St. Peter iii. 20, 21. For baptism of infants, see St. Luke, xviii. 16, compared with St. John iii. 5. Christ. He is the only-begotten, the true, and natural Son of God, St. Matt. xvi.

16. St. John i. 13. chap. iii. 16, 18. Rom. viii. 32. 1 St. John iv. 39. The same God with his

ther, and equal to him. St. John v. 18, 19, 23. chap. X. 30. chap. xiv. 1, 9, &c. chap. xvi. 14, 15. chap. xvii. 10. Philip. ii. 5, 6. True God, St. John i. 1. chap. xx. 28, 29. Acts xx. 25. Romans ix. 5. Titus ii. 13. i St. John iii. 16. chap. v. 20. See also Isaiah ix. 6. chap. xxxv. 4, 5. St. Matt. i. 23. St. Luke i. 16, 17. Heb. i. 8. He is the creator of all things, St. John i. 3, 10, 11. Colos. i. 15, 16, 17. Heb. i. 2, 10, 11, 12. chap. iii. 4. The Lord of glory, 1 Cor. ii. 8. The King of kings, and Lord of lords, Rev. xvii. 14. chap. xix. 16. The first and the last : alpha and omega, the beginning and the end, the Almighty, Rev. i. 7, 8, 17, 18. chap. ii. 8. chap. xxii. 12, 13. He died for 'all, John iii. 16, 17. Ron. v. 18. 2 Cor. v. 14, 15. 1 Tim. ij. 3, 4, 5, 6, chap. iv. 10. Heb. ii. 9. 1 John ii. 1,2. Even for the reprobaté, Róm.

xiv, 15. 1 Cor, vii. 11. 2 Peter ii, 1. The Church of Christ stands for ever, St. Matt. xvi. 18. chap. xxviii. 20. St.

John xiv. 16, 17. Ps. xlviii. 8. Ps. Ixxii. 5, 7. Ps. lxxxix. 3, 4, 29, 36, 37. Ps. cxxxii. 13, 14. Isaiah ix. 7. chap. liv. 9, 10. chap. lix. 20, 21. chap. lx. 15, 18, &c. chap. Ixii. 6. Jeremiah xxxi. 35, 36. chap. xxxij.'17, &c. Ezekiel xxxvii, 24, 26. Daniel ii. 44. The church is the kingdom of Christ, St. Luke i. 33. Daniel ii. 44. The city of the great King, Ps. xlviii. 2: his rest and his habit ilion forever, Ps. cxxxii

. 13, 14. The house of the living God, 1 Tim. iii

. 15. The fold of which Christ is the shepherd, John s. 16. The body of which Christ is the head, Colos. i. 18. Ephes. v. 23. The spouse, of which he is the bridegroom, Ephes. v. 31, 32: Ever subject to him, and ever faithful to him, v. 24; ever loved and cherished

by him, v. 25, 29, and joined to him by an indissoluble union, v: 31, 32. The church is the pillar and ground (or strong foundation) of the truth, 1 Tim. iii. 15. God's covenant with her is an everlasting covenant of peace, Ezek. xxxvii. 26; confirmed by a soleinn oath, never to be altered ; like that made to Noah, Isaiah liv. 9. covenant like that of the day and night to stand for all generations, Jeremiah xxxiii. 20, 21. God shall be her everlasting light, Isai. Is. 18, 19. Whosoever shall galher together against her, shall full; and the nation that will not serve her shall perish, Isai. lx. 12, 15, 17. The Church is always one, Cantic, vi, 9, 10. John x. 16. Ephes. iv. 4,5. Always visible, Isai. ii. 2, 3. Micah iv. 1, 2. Matt. v. 14. Spread far and near, and teaching many na tions, Ps. il

. 8. Ps. xxii. 27. Isai. xlix. 6. chap. liv. 1, 2, 3. Daniel i. 35, 44. Mulachi i. 11. &c. The church is infallible in matters of faith. This

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follows from the premises : particularly see St. Matt. xvi. 18, chap. xxviii. 19, 20. St. John xiv. 16, 17, 26. chap. xvi. 13. 1 Tim. ii. 14, 15. Isai. xxxv. 8. chap. liv. 9, 10. chap. Tix. 19, 20, 21, &c. Church Guides, and their authority. Deuteron. xvi. 8, 9, &c. St. Matt. xviii.

17, 18. chap. xxviii. 18, 19, 20. St. Luke x. 16. St. John xiv. 16, 17, 26, chap. xvi. 13. chap. xx. 21, &c. Ephes. iv. 11, 12, &c. Heb. xiii. 7, 17. 1

John iv. 6. Communion in one kind sufficient to salvation, St. John vi. 51, 57, 58. Body

and blood of Christ now inseparable, Rom. vi. 9. Mention of one kind alone, Luke xxiv. 30, 31. Acts ii. 42, 46, chap. xx. 7. 1 Corinth. x. 17. Confession of sins, Numbers v. 6,7. St. Matt. iï. 6. Acts xix. 18. St. James v. 16. The obligation of confession is gathered from the judiciary power of binding and loosing, forgiving and retaining sins, given to the pastors of

Christ's church, St. Matt. xviii. 18. St. John xx. 22, 23. Confirmation, administered by the apostles, Acts viii. 16, 17. chap. xix. 6. See

also 2 Cor. i. 21, 22. Heb. vi. 2. Continency; possible, Matt. xix. 11, 12. The vow_binding, Deut. xxiii. 21. The breach of that vow damnable, 1 Tim. v. 12. The practice commended, 1 Cor. vii. 7, 8, 27, 37, 38, 40. For reasons which particularly have place in the clergy, ver. 32, 33, 35. Councils of the church, gathered in Christ's name, are assisted by Christ, St.

Matt. xviii. 20. And by the Holy Ghost, Acts xv. 28. Their decrees are diligently to be observed by the faithful, Acts. xv. 41. chap. xvi. 4. See Church

Guides. Eucharist. The real presence of the body and blood of Christ, and Transub

stantiation proved from Matt. xxvi. 26. Mark xiv. 22, 24. Luke xxii. 19.

John vi. 51, 52, &c. 1 Cor. A. 16. chap. xi. 24, 25, 27, 29. Eternity of hell's torments, Matt. iii. 12. chap. xxv. 41, 46. Mark ix. 43, 44,

45, 46, 48. Luke ïïi. 17. 2 Thes. i. 7, 8, 9. Jude 6, 4. Rev. xiv. 10, 11. ch.

xx. 10. See also Isai. xxxiii. 14. Extreme unction, James v. 14, 15. Faith. True faith necessary to salvation, Mark xvi. 16. Acts ii. 47. chap. iv.

12. Heb. xi. 6. Faith without good works is dead, James ij. 14, 17, 20, &c. Faith alone doth not justify, ver. 24. But faith working by charity, Gal. v. 6, Faith doth not imply an absolute assurance of our being in grace; much less of our eternal salvation, Rom. xi. 20, 21, 22. 1 Cor. ix. 27. chap. x. 12. Philip. ii. 12. Rev. iii. 11. Fasting, commended in scripture, Joel ii. 12. Practised by God's servants, 1

Ezra viii. 23. Nehem. i. 4. Daniel x. 3, 7, 12, &c. Moves God to mercy, Jonas iii. 5, &c. Is of great efficacy against the devil, Mark ix. 29. And is to be observed by all the children of Christ, Matt. ix. 15. Mark ii. 20. Luke v. 35. See also Acts xiii. 3. chap. xiv. 23. 2 Cor. vi. 5. chap. xi. 27. Christ's fast of forty days, Matt. iv. 2. Free-will, Gen. iii.'7. Deut. xxx. 19. Eccles. xv. 14, &c. Often resists the

grace of God, Prov. i. 24, &c. Isai. v. 4. Ezek. xviii. 23, 31, 32. chap. xxxiii. 11. Matt. xxiii. 37. Luke xiii. 34. Acts vii. 51. Heb. xii. 15. % Pet. iii. 9. Rev. iv. 20. The Holy Ghost. His divinity, Acts v. 3, 4. chap. xxviii. 25, 26. 1 Cor. ü.

10, 11 chap. vi. 11, 19, 20. See also Matt. xii. 31, 32. Acis xiii. 2. chap. xx. 28, &c. 2 Cor. xiii. 14. And the solemn form of baptism, Matt. xxviii.

19, 20. He proceeds from the Father and the Son, John xv. 26. Images, commanded by God, Exod. xxv. 18, &c. Numb. xxi. 8, 9. And placed

on each side of the mercy-seat, in the sanctuary, Exod. xxxvii. 7. And in the temple of Solomon, 2 Chron. iii. 10. (alias 3) Kings vi. 23, 32, 35. And this by divine ordinance, 1 Chron. xxviii. 18, 19. Relative honor of holy images authorized, Heb. xi. 21. See also 2 Sam. vi. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. Ź Chron.

v. 2, &c. Ps. xcix. 5. Phil. ii. 10. Indulgences. The power of granting them, Matt. xvi. 18, 19. The use of this power, 2 Cor. ii. 6, 7, 8, 10.

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Mass. The sacrifice prefigured, Gen. xiv. 18. Foretold, Malachi l. 10, 11.

Ps. cx. 4. Instituted and celebrated by Christ himself, Luke xxii, 19, 20. Attested, 1 Cor. x. 16, 18, 19, 20, 21. Heb. xiii. See Eucharist, &c. Matrimony. A sacrament representing the indissoluble union of Christ and

the church, Eph. v. 32. See also 1 Thes. iv. 3, 4, 5. Marriage not to be dissolved but by death, Gen. ii. 24. Matt. xix. 6.' Mark x. 11, 12. Luke xvi.

18. Rom. vii. 2, 3. 1 Cor. vii. 10, 11, 39. Holy Orders instituted by Christ, Luke xxii. 19. John, xx. 22, 23. Conferred

by imposition of hands, Acts vi. 6. chap. xiii. 3. chap. xiv. 22.

1 Tim. iv. 14. 2 Tim. i. 6. Original sin, Job xiv. 4. Ps. li. 7. Rom. v. 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19. I Cor. xv.

21, 22. Eph. ii. 3. Penance, a sacrament. See Absolution. Confession. Pope, or chief bishop. St. Peter by. Christ's ordinance, was raised to this dignity, Matt. xvi. 18, 19. Luke xxii. 31, 32. John sxi. 15, &c. See also

Mat. X. 2. Acts v. 29. Gal. ii. 7, 8. Prayers for the dead, 2 Mach. xii. 43, &c. Purgatory, or a middle state of souls, suffering for a time, on account of their

sins, is proved by those many texts of scripture, which affirm that God will render to every man according to his works; so that such as die in lesser sins, shall not escape without punishment, for which also see Matt. xii. 36. Rev. xxi. 27. Consult likewise Matt. v. 25, 26, chap. xii. 32. I Cor. ü. 13, 14,

15. 1 Pet. iii. 18, 19, 20. Relics, miraculous, 2 Kings xiii. 21. Matt. ix. 20, 21. Acts xix. 11, 12. Saints departed, assist us by their prayers, Luke xvi. 9. 1 Cor. xii. 8. Rev. v. 8. We have a communion with them, Heb. xii. 22, 23. They have apower over nations, Rev. ii. 26, 27. chap: v. 10. They are like to Angels, Matt. xxii. 30. Luke xx. 36. They know what passes amongst us, Luke xv. 10. 1 Cor. xiii. 12. 1 John iii. 2. They are with Christ in heaven, before the general resurrection, 2 Cor. v. 1, 6, 7, 8. Philip. i. 23, 24. Rev. iv. 4, chap. vi. 9. chap. vii. 9, 14, 15, &c. chap. xiv. 1, 3, 4. chap: xix. 1, 4, 5, 6. chap. xx. 4. For their invocation, consult the texts quoted above with relation to Angels : and such as testify the great power which the prayers of God's servants have with him; and which authorize us to sue for their prayers; For which see Exod. xxxii. 11, 14. 1 Sam. vii. 8, 9, 10. Job xlii. 7, 8. Rom. xv. 30, Eph. vi. 18, 19. 1 Thes. v. 25. Heb. xiii. 13. James v. 16. Holy Scriptures, hard to be understood, and wrested by many to their own de

struction, 2 Peter iii. 16. Not of private interpretation, ? Peter i. 20. Cor-
rupted by Protestants, St. Matt. xix. 11. 1 Cor. vii. 9.'chap. ix. 5. chap. xi.
27. Gal. v. 17. Heb. xi. 21.
Apostolical Traditions, 1 Cor. xi. 2. 2 Thes. ii. 15. chap. iii. 6. 2. Tim. i. 13,

chap. ii. 2. chap. iii. 14. See also Deut. xxxii. 7. Ps. xix, 5, 6, 7.
Transubstantiation. See Eucharist.
Trinity of persons in God, Matt. xxvii. 19. 2 Cor. xiii. 13. 1 John v. 7.
The B. Virgin Mary. Her dignity, Luke i. 28, 42, 43. All generations of true

Christians shall call her blessed, Luke i. 48. See for her veneration and in-
vocation, what is said above of angels and saints.
Women must not preach nor teach, 1 Cor. xv. 34, 35, 37. 1. Tim. ii. 11, 12.
Good Works, meritorious, Gen. iv. 7. chap. xxii. 16, 17, 18. Ps. xviii. 21, 23,

24. Ps. xix. 8, 11. Matt. v. 11, 12. chap. x. 42. chap. xvi. 27. 1 Cor, üi. 8. 2 Tim. iv. 8.

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