Catholic Public Domain Version (CPDV) – Hundreds of versions in + different languages – the Bible that goes with you anywhere. Download now or read. Hey, I was wondering if anyone had read the Catholic Public Domain Version ( CPDV) Bible. It is a new translation of the Latin Vulgate that was. From March of to March of , I worked nearly every day translating the Latin Vulgate Bible into modern English. When completed, I.

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In the practical case, though, a paraphrase translation offers a trade-off. My translation of the Bible is a Roman Catholic translation: A group translation tends to be influenced by whatever trends in thought, good or bad, are prevalent among the scholars of the day.

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Explicitly, which connotations are in the original? But in fact, some of the worst translations in the world literally, with no exaggeration are approved, including inclusive language editions, loose translations, and thoroughly Protestant translations, with few alterations so as to label them Catholic.

For whoever is the lesser among you all, the same is greater. In fact, that encyclical reiterated the authoritative declaration of the Council of Trent, giving the Latin texts a special place in the Scriptural life of the Church. I’d be curious what others think of this translation as well. Kindly note that this site is maintained by a small group of enthusiastic Catholics and this is not from any Church or any Religious Organization. Both the Vulgate and the Septuagint have been grossly undervalued in our own time, due to this misguided modern mindset that only ‘the original languages’ are important.

The members of the Church have prayed and meditated from the Latin texts from the Clementine Vulgate for several centuries. In the Church on earth, both types of translations are needed. But a public domain translation can be continuously updated, so that it becomes no less obsolete than the ancient texts themselves.


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Another advantage is that this version can be freely distributed in electronic form, since it is free from copyright restrictions. A one-person translation has both advantages and disadvantages. Doubly so for an actually holy book, and triply so for adding amateur illustrations. Compare eight different versions, and you will generally find less than eight significant differences for any verse. Webarchive template wayback links. Bible versions and translations Catholic theology and doctrine Christian terminology Development of the Christian biblical canon Catholic bibles.

This site uses cookies. For nearly 1, years, virtually all knowledge of Greek and Hebrew disappeared in the west, and the Latin Vulgate was the ONLY Bible that anyone read because no one was capable of reading the original languages.

No one translation can be definitive in every chapter and verse, and no one translation can comprehend and explicitly express every truth found in written Divine Revelation. Chaldean East Syriac Syro-Malabar.

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For whoever is not against you, is for you. These versions have not been granted an imprimatur, but do include the Catholic biblical canon of 73 books. Many liturgies, including the Romanomit some verses in the biblical readings that they use. When completed, I placed the translation in the public domain, so that anyone could use this Bible version for the greater glory of God and the service of the Church.

And the same is true of Biblical scholars. Bibl Douay-Rheims version, particularly the Challoner revision, has been well-accepted in the Catholic Church for a long time. The Catholic Church does not share the Protestant fixation on ‘the original cpdf and trying to find ‘the oldest Greek and Hebrew texts’ of cpd Bible.

Whoever says otherwise prefers following rules over avoiding grave harm to souls. Still I don’t know Latin and his translation does not have any ecclesial approval that I’m aware of, so I have a hard time feeling comfortable with this Bible.


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The team at Drawn to Faith is excited to introduce their first Catholic journaling bible. Paraphrase translations in any language are acceptable for fpdv, but not as the basis for a new translation. When translators approach the Bible as if it were neither infallible, nor divinely-inspired, this heresy has its effect on the translation.

Spencer New Testament [8]. In the current time, most English translations of the Bible are loosely translated, obscuring and distorting the true meaning of the Word. I would have gone for the bivle volume out of curiosity.

I don’t know why Conte didn’t just replace obsolete words and words that have changed meaning.

My suggested translations only try to emphasize the darkness so I guess you could say I was being dynamic or optimal: Second, the fullness of truth found in Sacred Scripture is best expressed by maintaining separate, even if disparate, Scriptural traditions. I probably would have gone with “shades of darkness,” shadowy darkness,” or even “dark shades.

The bad consequences of violating that Canon are limited. I would love to see this done professionally. Without diminishing the authority of the texts of the books of Scripture in the original languages, cpfv Council of Trent declared the Vulgate the official translation of the Bible for the Latin Churchbut did not biblw the making of translations directly from the original languages. He is a passionate Writer, An Artista computer geek and a part time Blogger who loves to write a lot of contents on Catholicism in his free time.

The fact that the Vulgate is as old and highly esteemed as it is, and given its influence, it is an important testimony to the way that Catholics have historically understood the Bible.