1. A commonly accepted text or reading
2. The speech of the common people and especially of uneducated people
The Latin version of the Bible used by Roman Catholics.
The Latin translation of the Bible produced by St Jerome in the 4th century.
It is the oldest surviving version of the entire Bible and differs from earlier Latin translations in working from the Hebrew rather than the Greek. In 1546 it was adopted by the Council of Trent as the official Roman Catholic Bible and was later used for official English versions like the Douai.
4th-century Latin translation of Scriptures; generally accepted text or version.