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Additions to Esther

is an acrostic for ate.

Definition of the noun additions to esther

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  1. an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Esther
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • instance of: book = a major division of a long written composition
    • part of: Apocrypha = 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

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Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

The Additions to Esther do not form a separate continuous narrative when taken together; they were meant to be inserted into the LXX text at various points. Of the six sections, the first, which prefixed the canonical ESTHER, deals with ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

In Swete's edition of the LXX the interpretations constituting "the Rest of Esther" ( sometimes given as "Additions to Esther") are 2. Contents designated by the capital letters of the alphabet, and in the following enumeration this will be followed.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible (2011)

Greek Additions to Esther: Structure and ConThe Greek ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

conventionally refers to thosebooks that are included intheOldTestament oftheLatin Vulgatebutnotinthe HebrewBible: 1 and 2 Esdras, Tobit,Judith, Additions to Esther, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus (Ben Siraor Sirach), Baruch, ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers, Astrid B. Beck

ESTHER, ADDITIONS TO ESTHER, BOOK OF for the salvation of the Jews entirely to God. Further, the Additions heighten the dramatic interest of the story by emphasizing the emotions of the characters. Addition A contains a prophetic dream ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (1861)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, and Natural History by William Smith

This Codex, which contains the Apocryphal additions to Esther, was copied from one written by the martyr Pamphilus ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopædia, Or, Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal and Practical Theology (1883)

Based on the Real-encyklopädie of H Erzog, Plitt and Hauck by Philip Schaff

Additions to Esther. — In the Septuagint Esther ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

Additions to Esther. The canonical Hebrew text of Esther has 163 verses; the Greek version has 270. The additional material is divided into ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature (1992)

by David L. Jeffrey

Greek apocryphal additions to Esther spiritualize the narrative by introducing divine agency and prophecy through dream interpretation. Copious midrashic commentary subsequently synthesizes the secular and religious aspects of Esther's ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism

by Robert B. Waltz

the additions to Esther and Daniel) For some, of course, it is only the first of these which matters, since the goal is to reconstruct the Hebrew Bible, and ...

Google previewInternational Children's Bible Dictionary (2006)

A Fun and Easy-to-Use Guide to the Words, People, and Places in the Bible by Ronald F. Youngblood, F. F. Bruce, R. K. Harrison

The Additions to Esther 6. The Wisdom of Solomon 6. The Wisdom of Solomon 7. Ecclesiasticus, or the Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach 8. Baruch 9. The Letter of Jeremiah 10. The Prayer of Azariah and 10. The Prayer of Azariah and the ...

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