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EDITION of THE scriptures;



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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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 #y full approbation to the circulation of it in this Diocese, and recommend it acoordingly.

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

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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 propriétors, 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 cf the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the Testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones.—Ps. xviii. 8.” .

In conformity to the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled, “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts. and Books, to the Authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned:” and also to an Act, entitled, “an Act, supplementary to an Act, entitled, an Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof so the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.” FRED. J. BETTS, Clerk of the Southern District of New-York,



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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. Xyiii. 19. Heb. i. 14. See also ... Exodus xxiii. 20, 21. Psalm xci. II, 12, &c. They offer up our prayers, Rey. viii. 4. and pray for us, Zech. i. 12. We have a communion wi them, Heb. xii. 22. The #. 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. ohn iii. 5., Administered by the Apostles in water, Acts viii. 36, 38. chap. 3.47, 48. See also Ephes..y. 26. Heb. x. 22. 1 St. Peter, iii. 20.31. 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. Romansix. 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. Lord

* ~ of glory, 1 Cor. ii. 8. The King of kings, and Lord of lords, Rev. xvii. 14.

* - chap. xix. 16. The{. and the last : alpha and omega, the beginning and the
oxend, the Almighty, Rev. i. 7, 8, 17, 18. Chap. ii. 8. chap. xxii. 12, 13. He died
for all, John iii. 16, 17. Röm. 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 reprobaté, Höm.
* xiv. 15. 1 Cor, viii. 11; 2 Peter ii. 1.
*The Church of Christ stands for ever, St. Matt. xvi; 18: chap. xxviii. 20. St.
Johnxiv.16, 17. Ps. xlviii. 8. Ps. lxxii. 5, 7. Ps. lxxxix. 3, 4, 29, 36, 37.
to Ps. cxxxii, is, 14. Isaiah ix. 7. chap. liv. 3, 10. chap, lix. 20, 21 chap. ix.
* 15, 18, &c. chap. lxii. 6. Jeremiah xxxi. 35,36. chap. xxxiii. 17, &c., Eze-
: kiél Xxxvii. 21, 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 habitalion forever, Ps. cxxxii. 13, 14. The house of the living God, 1
Tim...iii. 15. The fold of whichöhrist is the shepherd, John x. 16. The body
s of which Shrist, 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 might to stand for all generations, Jeremiah
xxxiii. 29, 21. God shall be her everlasting light, Isai. lx. 18, 19. Who.
soever shall gather together against her, shall fall; and the nation that will
oot serve her shall perish, Isai. lx. 12, 15, 17. The Church is always one,
Qantic. yi,9,10-, John x; 16., Ephes. iv. 4, 5, Always visible, Isai.ii. 2, 3.
Micahy, li?, Matt. v. 14. Spread far and near, and teaching many na-
tions,Ps. ii. 8. Ps, xxii. 27. Isai. xix. 6 chap. iv. 1, 2, 3. Daniel ii. 35,
44. Malachii. 11, &c. The church is infallible in matters of faith. This

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