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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Undoubtedly interesting, with varied sources of interest, just like the canonical Protestant Bible. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. 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. May 21, Douglas Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

There isn’t much info here other than the translation. It’s recommended as being the most accurate translation of these missing chapters of the King James bible. Apr 25, Lisa Harmonybites rated it liked it Shelves: If goovspeed pursue, you will not overtake, and by fleeing you will not escape.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The two books mentioned earlier, The Wisdom of Solomon, The Story of Susanna, The Song of the Three Children Remember when Nebuchadnezzar got the big head and these three refused to bow down to him, Only to Our heavenly Father would they bow down to,and Nebo, threw them into the fiery furnace, this is the prayer the three children prayed when in the furnace.


I also read Bel and the Dragon which is apoocrypha extension of the book of Daniel.

Apocrypha by Edgar J. Goodspeed

I have wanted to read these books out of curiosity. Each work has a a preface summarizing the text and giving context. Please try again later. Beyond this, they are often as powerful as anything in the canonical Bible.

He taught for many years at the University of Chicago, whose goodspefd of New Testament manuscripts he enriched by his searches. Get to Know Us.

The Story Of The Apocrypha

It’s always a subject up for investigating one piece at a time. Includes the Books of Enoch, Jasher, and Jubilees. Cannon or not, I appreciated some of the historical gaps filled in for me by the books of the Apocrypha and the added narrative to some of my favorite stories.

Several books add more detail to the story of Daniel, and one fills in some questionable gaps in the the book of Esther. See what I have to say about The Apocrypha at www. Jan 11, Judith Chelekis rated it liked it. The New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha: Aug 12, Dorian Driscoll rated it it was ok Shelves: Get the book and check it out for your own self. Pages with related products. Refresh and try again.

Well worth everything and even gooespeed than what I spent!! Vintage; Reissue edition October 23, Language: But they are still a valuable read. Referenced In Joshua They were part of the canon for all Christians from the fifth century on, but fell into disrepute with Protestants because they weren’t part of the original Hebrew scripture–yet they were part of the original King James Version of the Bible and aplcrypha only dropped later.


And even though it can’t be called the inspired word of God, there is still much to learn from it!

Oct 21, Robby Rami rated it really liked it. They’ve got to be apocrypya lot less pernicious than a lot of the Patristic writings! Good history and religion.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I took a class that was called Bible as So far, not bad, reminds me I’ve got to put the Koran on the to read shelf, but I know myself and it’s going to be quite some time.

Vigilante rated it it was ok Dec 23, Ancient Book Of Jasher: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

I think I love this more than any other parts of the Bible I’ve read.

At the time, the only thing I knew about the Apocrypha was that it was left out of most mainstream Protestant Bibles, but appeared in some Catholic versions of the Bible.

Then there are Ecclesiasticus and the Book of Wisdom which the editor assures us are important documents in the history of religious thought I think there’s real truth to the idea that Wisdom as seen in Proverbs kind of gets bigger and stronger Undoubtedly interesting, with varied sources of interest, just like the canonical Protestant Bible.

I got this gooddpeed a gift from my brother my freshman year in high school.