RSV-CE Online?


#1

Can anyone tell me where to find the Revised Standard Version - Catholic Edition online? I want to be able to search, read, etc.

So far, I’ve only found the RSV online (with Deuteros) at Univ. of Virginia here .

Any help is appreciated - thanks in advance!


#2

I haven’t had any luck in my search either. I’ve found tapes and cds for sale but nothing online.


#3

How about Douay-Rheims, at least it’s Catholic?

drbo.org/


#4

How about Douay-Rheims, I don’t know of any RSV-CE sites but at least this is also a Catholic version?

drbo.org/


#5

This may be the same site you posted but I go here all the time.
etext.lib.virginia.edu/rsv.browse.html


#6

Thank you for this RSV link. I have searched and searched with no luck. I haven’t even be able to find computer software for the RSV-CE. If anyone knows where I can buy it please post a link. I would really appreciate it. Thanks again and God bless.


#7

You can download an excellent free bible software at
www.e-sword.com

It is clearly designed by a protestant, you will notice by the bookmarks he has setup and the fact that the KJV is the default.

Anyway, you can download the RSV (with deuteros) here;

dnspad.com/engine/index.php?subcat=1

You can have many versions of the bible and actually compare different verses.

Just place the unzipped file into the folder where e-sword was installed. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Javier


#8

I don’t know if this is what you are looking for but here are sites for bibles.

scripturecatholic.com/

nccbuscc.org/nab/bible/index.htm


#9

Just a heads-up that this link no longer functions and the complete RSV is not available from e-sword, only the castrated protestant edition.


#10

harmony media’s welcome to the Catholic Church has both RSV-CE and NAB on the CD, as well as the CCC and other resources. I got mine from ignatius press.


#11

Go here:

geocities.com/sacra_scriptura/eng_bible_index.html


#12

Thank you Manfred for the link. Even though I didn’t ask the original question, I too have wondered if the Catholic edition was available online. I think there are many people who would like to know this link.


#13

Would anyone happen to know the differences between the NRSV and the RSV-CE?


#14

The main difference is the use of inclusive language in the NRSV (both in the NRSV-CE and the NRSV). Neither the RSV-CE, RSV-2CE nor the RSV use inclusive language. The NRSV is one of the worst translations in terms of its use of inclusive language. A Bible that uses some inclusive language but not to the point of ruining the original meaning is the NJB.


#15

Thanks for your reply.

Are there any further differences between the NRSV and the RSV-CE?


#16

The translations are different. It has been changed to reflect different understanding of Hebrew and the like, I surmise. Here is an example, the RSV first and the NRSV second:

1 Samuel 1:5 and, although he loved Hannah, he would give Hannah only one portion, because the LORD had closed her womb.

1 Samuel 1:5 but to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the LORD had closed her womb.

I find the NRSV reads more smoothly than the RSV, so long as you leave out the consideration of gender inclusive language. Also, the RSV will have a “thee” in prayers to God and the like, while the NRSV will not have that type of language.


#17

The text found at the web site linked above in Manfred’s post is not the RSV-CE or the RSV-2CE (Ignatius 2nd edition) or the Oxford Press RSV-CE. The details can be found in this thread beginning with post #82. In a nutshell, whoever created this web site took the text of the 1971 RSV and made some edits found in the RSV-CE. The problem is the original RSV-CE was not a revision of the 1971 RSV but of the earlier 1962 RSV which differs in many places from the 1971 version. The web site above does not match any published RSV-CE and is therefore unreliable.


#18

Cranch,

I’m copying the statement I made earlier today in two other threads:

I suspected it was too good to be true, that the RSV-CE, even if it was a hybrid 1971/1965CE, was really online. Ignatius, Oxford, Scepter all saw to that, I’m sure.

So, let’s shout this out:

THE RSV-CE (1965-66 ed.) IS NOT ONLINE.

THE 1966 JERUSALEM BIBLE IS NOT ONLINE.

THE 1985 NEW JERUSALEM BIBLE IS NOT ONLINE.


#19

That’s cool. By the time I saw this thread and posted to it, I knew you were aware of this info, but quoting your earlier post was the easiest thing to do because it contained the link for the site in question.


#20

This is true. I’ve checked out the links and the Bible text. None of those translations are available online. :thumbsup:


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