vulgate

Part of speech: noun

The ancient Latin version of the Bible made by St. Jerome ( 340 - 420), and now used ( with some modifications) as the authorized version by the Roman Catholic Church.

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Usage examples "vulgate":

  1. When the Council of Trent made the canon of Scripture co- extensive with the Vulgate, this, with the other additions, was of course included in the decree. - "The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study", William Heaford Daubney.
  2. The Vulgate translates very correctly: Sed elegi. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.
  3. It was called " The Vulgate," because of its common use in the Latin Church. - "The Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures", Lorinda Munson Bryant.