Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Apocrypha consists of the books that are found in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible–the Septuagint, the earliest complete version of. The Apocrypha have long been almost forgotten by the Christian public, although their claim to a place in the Greek, Latin, and English Bibles can hardly be.

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I tried to read it but the version I was reading which I couldn’t find on Goodreads was both dry and aplcrypha in something. Another thing to add to this is that the Apocrypha isn’t hard to find. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Wanting to be well-read and see things from diverse perspectives, I made this a part of my daily devotional reading. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Kind of like complicated apocyrpha, I think.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Scattered throughout the Greek version of the Jewish Bible were fourteen books much disputed since A.

But the Puritans discredited it and byit was no longer considered a part of the Bible.

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Most of these stories more or less tie into many Old Testament stories, eg,”The Rest of the Chapters of the Book of Esther”but for varying reasons were omitted from the standard King James. Books by Edgar J. From the intro, the guy seems to be a relatively unbiased “believer”.


The translation into contemporary English is by Edgar J. The Apocrypha consists of the books that are found in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible–the Septuagint, the earliest complete version of the Bible we possess–but that were not included in the final, canonical version of the Hebrew Bible. Each work has a a preface summarizing the text and giving context. Dec 23, Samantha rated it it was glodspeed Shelves: I’ve wanted this book for so so long.

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Aug 12, Dorian Driscoll rated it it was ok Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The Book of the All-Virtuous Wisdom of Yeshua ben Sira, commonly called the Wisdom of Sirach or simply Sirach, and also known as the Book of Ecclesiasticus or Ben Sira, is a work of ethical teachings and I learned from the preface here that it is believed by some Jesus of Nazareth was named after this “Jesus the son of Sirach of Jerusalem”as may have been commonly done in that time and place.

Ancient Book Of Jasher: See all 59 reviews. Read it Forward Read it first. Finally, the rich lode of Ch. Ecclesiasticus addresses the plight of MOST of my acquantices and neighbors with: Oct 21, Robby Rami rated it really liked it. I did read the book of Judith.

I pulled it off the shelf this year to read in its entirety. Goodspeed By Edgar J. It reads much like the Book of Proverbs. The puritans for once got something right. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Interesting but not what I was hoping for. But they are still a valuable read. I think I love this more than any other parts of the Bible I’ve read.


Apocrypha by Edgar J. Goodspeed

Jun 10, Legion is currently reading it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Inspired by Your Browsing History. I’m interested eventually if seeing if some of these writings are reflected in the understanding of Messiah in the gospels since there is foodspeed four hundred year silence between accepted prophets and the gospels.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The Apocrypha by Edgar J. To ask other readers questions about Apocrypha godspeed, please sign up. I didn’t feel a lot of the other books added much to the standard Bible, though. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And even though it can’t be called the inspired word of God, there is still much to learn from it!

I purchased this book in while doing some biblical research.

Certainly some interesting reading The University’s collection is now named in his honor. However they were in Greek as well as Latin earlier on. These works have also had a remarkable impact on writers and artists. On that regard I found a fascinating and very useful review of this book on Amazon that gives a gooxspeed of the context of this translation of the book you can’t find within it.