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Definition of the noun agrapha
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noun - plural: -
- sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
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Journey 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 ...
An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence by Robert Van Voorst
The Greek word agrapha means literally "unwritten things."1 In a sense, ...
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 ...
by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney
agrapha. ag ́ruh-fuh. Transliteration of the neuter plural form of Greek agraphos, meaning “unrecorded.” The term does not appear in the NT, but in the ancient church was applied to those sayings of the apostolic church that were not ...
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, ...
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 ...
Catholic Encyclopedia (1910)
Christian Sources—Among the Christian sources of the life of Jesus we need hardly mention the socalled Agrapha and Apocrypha (see AoRArnA and APOCRYPHA). For whether the Agrapha contain Logia of Jesus, or refer to incidents in ...
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.
by Tremper III Longman
AGRAPHA Sayings attributed to Jesus that are outside the NT Gospels.
A Dictionary of the Bible (2009)
by W. R. F. Browning
agrapha A Greek word (in the ...
by Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Russell B. Shaw
Agrapha • A Greek word which literally translated means "unwritten things." The term seems to have been first used by J. G. Korner in the eighteenth century to designate sayings of Jesus not found in the four canonical Gospels. Some of the ...
New Testament apocryphal texts may be divided into several categories: Agrapha. There is a considerable body of sayings attributed to Jesus that may be collected from patristic writings, biblical manuscripts, and from apocryphal sources that ...
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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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