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  • Ahikar (A-Z entry)

    (uh‐hee′‐kar) an ancient Near Eastern story of Ahikar, the prime minister to the king of Assyria, who is betrayed by an ungrateful nephew, ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • The Apocalypse of Abraham (Chapters)

    Both the pseudo-Athanasian Synopsis and the Stichometry of Nicephorus include ‘Abraham’ in their lists of apocryphal books; but whether they are referring to our ...

    Source: The Apocryphal Old Testament

  • Apocalyptic (Chapters)

    Introduction The word ‘apocalyptic’ is nowadays used to describe a scenario that heralds the end of the world, or at least the end of ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Barnabas, epistle of (A-Z entry)

    A pseudonymous Christian tract written in Alexandria at the end of the 1st cent. ce decrying the value of the literal observance of Jewish ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch (A-Z entry)

    The Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch and the Greek Apocalypse of Baruch are translations of a pseudobiographical work probably written in Hebrew in the first ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Daniel, book of (A-Z entry)

    Daniel is a legendary figure of wisdom and righteousness who features in Ezek. 14: 14 along with the OT characters Noah and Job. The ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Dead Sea Scrolls (A-Z entry)

    Since 1947 , hundreds of Hebrew and Aramaic scrolls have been discovered near the Dead Sea , at first in unorganized searches by Bedouins ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Dead Sea Scrolls (A-Z entry)

    The phrase Dead Sea Scrolls is used in two senses, one generic and one particular. In the generic sense the phrase denotes documents and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • doxology (A-Z entry)

    (Gk “word of glory”) a prayer of praise to God, or one glorifying God

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Enoch and the Books of Enoch (A-Z entry)

    Of Enoch, son of Jared and father of Methuselah (not to be confused with Enoch, son of Cain , mentioned in Gen. 4.17 ), ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • The Growth of the Apocrypha (Chapters)

    Introduction The term ‘apocrypha’ is derived from Greek, and means ‘hidden away’. It is applied to those books of the Bible that Judaism as ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    Second Chronicles is a continuation of First Chronicles, and the two originally formed one book, as they still do in the traditional Hebrew text. ...

    Source: The New Oxford Annotated Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    The Prayer of Manasseh is a poem attributed to Manasseh, king of Judah in the seventh century bce . Its title recalls the story ...

    Source: The New Oxford Annotated Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    The Wisdom of Solomon was originally composed in Greek by a Hellenized * Jew who almost certainly lived in Alexandria, Egypt, somewhere around the ...

    Source: The Access Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    The first section of Part II deal with the five major apocryphal Acts: The Acts of Andrew The Acts of John The Acts of ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    Like other books in the Bible, Chronicles was originally untitled. The title given to it by the early rabbis, “the book of the events ...

    Source: The New Oxford Annotated Bible

  • The Ladder of Jacob (Chapters)

    The Ladder of Jacob is extant only in Slavonic, in two distinct recensions, preserved in several MSS of the Palaea interpretata . 1 About ...

    Source: The Apocryphal Old Testament

  • Language, Translation, Versions, and Text of the Apocrypha (Chapters)

    Introduction The meaning of the term ‘Apocrypha’, as discussed later in this volume in the chapter ‘The Growth of the Apocrypha’ ( Chapter 29 ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • The Letter of James (Chapters)

    The Letter (or Apocryphon) of James belongs to a type of literature increasingly being categorized as ‘Dialogues of the Saviour’. The Epistula Apostolorum, included ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Letter of Jude (Chapters)

    Source: pageId="iii"The Catholic Study Bible

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