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Synonyms

1. Apocrypha

noun. 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status.

Synonyms

  • Book of Tobit
  • Book of Judith
  • Additions to Esther
  • religious writing
  • Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three Children
  • Wisdom
  • Judith
  • I Maccabees
  • 1 Maccabees
  • 2 Maccabees
  • 2 Esdras
  • Book of Susanna
  • Bel and the Dragon
  • Susanna
  • 1 Esdras
  • Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach
  • Wisdom of Solomon
  • Baruch
  • Letter of Jeremiah
  • Sirach
  • Book of Baruch
  • II Esdras
  • I Esdra
  • II Maccabees
  • Epistle of Jeremiah
  • Ben Sira
  • sacred text
  • sacred writing
  • Old Testament
  • Ecclesiasticus
  • religious text

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