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Definition of the noun agrapha

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noun - plural: -

  1. sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels

Phrases with Agrapha

  1. Episema Agrapha
  2. Philobota Agrapha
  3. Westermannia Agrapha
  4. Species Episema Agrapha

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agrapha

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Google previewJourney to Jesus (2014)

by God's servant

Agrapha is the name given for the sayings of Jesus not written in the Bible. Gnostic writers, church fathers from the second century, as well as the Talmud, the Koran, and later Islamic writings include some sayings of Jesus. There is a great ...

Google previewA Student's Guide to Understanding Jesus and the Gospels (2014)

Navigating Your Journey Through Critical Scholarship by Jeffrey A. Barnes

Agrapha. Agrapha is a term first coined by J. G. ...

Google previewJesus Outside the New Testament (2000)

An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence by Robert Van Voorst

The Greek word agrapha means literally "unwritten things."1 In a sense, ...

Google previewMercer Dictionary of the Bible (1990)

by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard

Agrapha is a technical term designating sayings of Jesus which are not found in the canonical Gospels. The term, a Greek word meaning "unwritten things," was applied in the eighteenth century when it was supposed there was an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

Hebrew text, a fourteenth-fifteenth-century work containing many Agrapha. For historians, perhaps the most important is the Coptic Gospel of Thomas, discovered in 1946. It contains the largest single extant collection of sayings, 114 in all, ...

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

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

agrapha ag'ruhfuh. Transliteration of the plural form of Greek agraphos, meaning “unrecorded” (and used with that sense by Plutarch and other authors). The term does not appear in the NT, but was applied by the patristic author CLEMENT ...

Google previewHarperCollins Bible Dictionary - Revised & Updated (2011)

by Mark Allan Powell

agrapha (ag′ruhfuh), a term used in NT studies to refer to sayings of Jesus not recorded in the four canonical Gospels. The most obvious examples of agrapha are sayings of Jesus reported in other NT writings (e.g., Acts 20:35; 1 Cor.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (2009)

by W. R. F. Browning

agrapha A Greek word (in the ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers

AGRAPHA (Gk. agrapha) A technical term (lit., "unwritten [things]") referring to sayings of Jesus not recorded in the four canonical Gospels. Sayings attributed ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (2014)

by Craig A. Evans

®agrapha ̄. (sayings of Jesus not foundin the canonicalgospels) andto kerygmatic formulas. Amajor topic inthe proclamation ofJesus isGod«s coming kingdom. Asadisciple of Bultmann, Conzelmann understood Jesus« teachingabout God«s ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity (1998)

by Everett Ferguson

Agrapha Term (Greek, "unwtitren things") used since the lare eighreemh cemury ro designare sayings of Jesus found ourside the New Tesramem Gospels. Scholats of that petiod helieved that the collection of these noncanonical sayings ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2R1A1P3H4A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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