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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Vulgate

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Is the name of the Latin version of the Scriptures used by the church of Rome. The Old Testament was a very close translation of the Greek Septuagint, not of the Hebrew. It was made at a very early period by an unknown author. A part of this version was afterwards revised by Jerome, and some of the books retranslated from the Hebrew.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Vulgate'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/v/vulgate.html. 1859.

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