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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The translation into contemporary English is by Apovrypha J. 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.


Explore the Home Gift Guide. Jan 17, Jamie rated it liked it. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I read them out of curiosity. The Book of the All-Virtuous Wisdom of Goodspees ben Sira, commonly called the Wisdom of Sirach or simply Goodspede, 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 godspeed done in that time and place.

Mar 22, Kathy England rated it liked it. This book is an excellent tool in studying the Apocrypha. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Translated out of the Original Tongues. From the intro, the guy seems to be a relatively unbiased “believer”.

Goodspeed, Biblical scholar and translator, was born in Quincy, Illinois, inattended Denison University, received a Ph. Completion perhaps of many Biblical stories. Read reviews that mention king james new testament easy to read bel and the dragon wisdom of solomon goodspeed translation interesting read well worth bible study read through good apocrypha esdras english included translations jewish maccabees god understanding esther.


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There isn’t much info here other than the translation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s good to have a copy for reference and reading. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Any Harper Collins or Oxfor I’ve read through the Apocrypha a few times, though not this particular version, even though I’ve referenced several version for different reasons.

Thank you for goodspeef attention. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Maybe because American culture is of a Protestant stamp and they disfavor them. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Also, anyone wanting to thoroughly investigate the claims of the Apostle Paul with regards to general revelation, ought to read the wisdom literature in the Apocrypha, where you find certain passages that seem eerily similar to what he says in Romans. I did read the book of Judith.

I’m saying that as a person who is not pushing the religious side. Catholics have retained them; Protestants dropped them more or less.

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Buy the selected items together This item: See and discover other items: It was interesting, but I doubt that I will ever read them again. This Apocryphal book chronicles the history of the Maccabean revolt, an event memorialized by the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.


Please try again later. Kind of like complicated literature, I think. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Download apofrypha Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Daniel ends up proving that Bel is false and so the king executes the priests and their families.

Jan 03, Jill added it Shelves: Stay in Touch Sign up. An American Translation inand continued to work on a translation of the entire Bible, completing his work with the publication of this translation of The Apocrypha in Mar 04, Lisa rated it it was ok Recommended to Lisa by: He brought… More about Edgar J.

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Feb 16, Shelley Alongi rated it it apocryypha amazing. I’ve read through the Apocrypha a few times, though not this particular version, even though I’ve referenced several version for different reasons. Jun 10, Legion is currently reading it. Apr 18, Tim rated it it was ok.