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GENEVA BIBLE

An English translation of the Bible, under Protestant auspices, published in Geneva in 1560. It was the first English edition to use verse divisions, had a strong Calvinist tone, and is popularly known as the "Breeches Bible" because of its translation of Genesis 3:7, "they . . . made themselves breeches."

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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