Apocrypha — definition
1. Apocrypha (Noun)
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.
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1 Esdras 1 Maccabees 2 Esdras 2 Maccabees Additions to Esther Baruch Bel and the Dragon Ben Sira Book of Baruch Book of Judith Book of Susanna Book of Tobit Ecclesiasticus Epistle of Jeremiah I Esdra I Maccabees II Esdras II Maccabees Judith Letter of Jeremiah • • •
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