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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. Westermannia 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 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 previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

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 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 ...

Google previewCatholic 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 ...

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 previewThe Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013)

by Tremper III Longman

AGRAPHA Sayings attributed to Jesus that are outside the NT Gospels.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (2009)

by W. R. F. Browning

agrapha A Greek word (in the ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia (1998)

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 ...

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

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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