Douay-Rheims Bible (Leather)

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The Holy Bible is like a mirror before our mind’s eye. In it we see our inner face. From the Scriptures we can learn our spiritual deformities and beauties. And there too we discover the progress we are making and how far we are from perfection.”
—Saint Gregory the Great

The Douay-Rheims translation of the Holy Bible is the traditional English translation of the Bible for Catholics. Let our high-quality, leather-bound version of the Douay-Rheims Bible adorn your family’s mantle and bookshelves!

Its beautiful binding, gold foiling, and stunning details make this copy the only version of the Bible you will ever need to own.

In addition to the text, this copy contains:

  • Elegant, readable typesetting with the Words of Christ in red
  • New Testament maps
  • Illustrations depicting the life of Christ
  • A historical and chronological index
  • Family record pages

Faithfully rendering the Latin Vulgate, the version of Scripture used traditionally in the Liturgy and approved by the Council of Trent, the Douay-Rheims translation has historically been the most important English translation of the Bible. The Douay-Rheims translation was the stand alone Catholic English translation of the Bible for over 300 years. Translated with profound respect for every word, the wonderful style of the Douay-Rheims Bible and the expansive annotations will make this Bible perfect for everyone.

Whether you are looking for a simple resource to help you encounter the word of God, to use in study, or to meditate upon the word of God, the Douay-Rheims translation is perfect for you! 

“Let sleep find you holding your Bible, and when your head nods, let it be resting on the sacred page.”
—Saint Jerome

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36 Reviews

  • 5
    Douay Rheims Bible

    Posted by Ana on Aug 17th 2023

    What a blessing to have the Douay Rheims in a lightweight leather bound cover. It has made it easier to read the Bible everyday. My only issue is that it does not have the red lettering for the voice of God. Being a revert, and this being the first time reading the Bible, it would have helped me. Otherwise, 5 Big Stars! I love it. ??❤️

  • 5
    Beautiful Black Leather Douay-Rheims Bible

    Posted by Luke on May 24th 2023

    I ordered my Douay-Rheims Bible a few years ago, and It's still just as beautiful as the day I got it! The book is well made and high quality with black leather for the cover, golden edges for the pages and a ribbon marker. If you;re looking to purchase a Bible for yourself or for someone else, I highly recommend the Saint Benedict Press/TAN Books version of the Douay-Rheims.

  • 5
    Douay Rheims Holy Bible: Tan Books (Leather Edition)

    Posted by Evangeline on May 24th 2023

    I walked into the Christian gift store and had no intention on purchasing a bible, as I have a few. I admit I do love the Douay-Rheims and my copy is old. I picked up this bible and within 30 seconds I knew it was going home with me. It is a wonderful bible, and what I really loved about it was the soft color of the pages, It's very easy on the eyes. It is a gentle off-white, and while the print is not the large print I usually buy, I could read it. The words of Christ are in red! The cover is leather, which was a bonus. It feels so good in your hands, I drove all the way home holding on to it. The price was $59.95, and that is what is being charged here, so, It's a good price, and for the quality and feel of the bible, well worth it.

  • 5

    Posted by Giles on May 24th 2023

    This is a beautiful Bible that is very high quality! Although the print size is small, it is very readable (for a young buck with good eyes).

  • 5
    The Douay Rheims Bible Tan publications by The Benedictine Press

    Posted by Madalena on May 24th 2023

    Please let me know whether it is available in Portugal

  • 4
    your bibles.

    Posted by jeanie on May 24th 2023

    I wish you put the size and measurements of the Bibles so we know if it is what we are looking for. Me specific pocket bible. I love the Douay Rheims Bible. It is the prefered Bible Our Mother in Heaven chooses.

  • 5
    Beautiful Bible. Good translation. The

    Posted by Victor A. on Mar 29th 2023

    Beautiful Bible. Good translation. The words Jesus spoke are printed in RED. I would recommend this Bible to you.

  • 5
    Very nice

    Posted by PATRICIA M. on Mar 25th 2023

    Love it! It is the perfect size and I love the feel and the weight. I like the translation very much.The typeface is easy to read though on the smaller size - so if you need òlarge print this one may not be suitable. The quality of the cover - feels expensive and the pages are are nice, thin so as not to add to the weight too much. I like to read in bed and the size of the one I replaced was too big and bulky. I would have liked an additional ribbon, but one is fine.

  • 5

    Posted by William S. on Mar 24th 2023


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