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LORD AND SAVIOUR
TRANSLATED OUT OF THE
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
TO CLEAR Up the prinCIPAL DIFFICULTIES OF HOLY WRIT
• As approved by the RIGHT REVEREND JOHN DUBOIS,
The Law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord 19
PRINTED BY WILLIAM WILLIAMS, FOR THE PROPRIETORS
HAVING carefully examined this present stereotype edition of the New Testa ment, 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.
Southern District of New-York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirteenth day of September, A. D. 1828, in the fifty-third year of the Independence of the United States of America, Lewis Willcocks and Nicholas Devereax, of the said District, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
"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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FRED. J. BETTS,
Clerk of the Southern District of New-York.
A TABLE OF CONTROVERSIES.
ABSOLUTION. The power promised 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 xxii. 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. x. 47, 48. See also Ephes. v. 26. Heb. x. 22.1 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 Father, 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. 1 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. Rom. v. 18. 2 Cor. v. 14, 15. 1 Tim. ii. 3, 4, 5, 6, chap. iv. 10. Heb. ii. 9, 1 John ii. 1, 2. Even for the reprobate, Rom. xiv. 15. Cor, viii. 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. 1xxii. 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. Ix. 15, 18, &c. chap. Ixii. 6. Jeremiah xxxi. 35, 36. chap. xxxiii. 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 habitation forever, Ps. cxxxii. 13, 14. The house of the living God, 1 Tim. iii. 15. The fold of which Christ is the shepherd, John x. 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 solemn oath, never to be altered; like that made to Noah, Isaiah liv. 9. A covenant like that of the day and night to stand for all generations, Jeremiah Xxxiii, 20, 21. God shall be her everlasting light, Isai. lx. 18, 19. Whosoever shall gather together against her, shall fall; 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 nations, Ps. ii. 8. Ps. xxii. 27. Isai. xlix. 6. chap. liv. 1, 2, 3. Daniel i. 85, 44. Malachi i. 11. &c. The church is infallible in matters of faith. This