Definition of Agraphon

1. a saying of Jesus not found in the Bible [n AGRAPHA]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agraphon

agranular leukocyte
agranulocyte
agranulocytes
agranulocytic
agranulocytic angina
agranulocytoses
agranulocytosis
agranuloplastic
agranulosis
agrapha
agraphia
agraphias
agraphic
agraphobias
agraphon (current term)
agrarian
agrarian parties
agrarian party
agrarianism
agrarianisms
agrarianize
agrarianized
agrarianizes
agrarianizing
agrarians
agraste
agravic
agreable
agree

Literary usage of Agraphon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Texts and Studies: Contributions to Biblical and Patristic Literature by J. Anmitage Robingon (1904)
"and Professor Robinson has pointed out to me that this is an agraphon cited ... or copyist inserted the agraphon, — indeed, although it has disappeared, ..."

2. Current Discussions in Theology by Chicago Theological Seminary (1890)
"Take another agraphon, "Blessed is he through whom the good cometh." This is thought to be surprisingly confirmed by Rom. iii-8, "Let us do evil that good ..."

3. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur by Oscar von Gebhardt, Adolf von Harnack (1897)
"... erste Evangelist dem Logion erst hinzugefügt hat, das andere Mal (e) ohne diese Einleitung, dafür aber in unmittelbarer Verknüpfung mit dem agraphon: ..."

4. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur by Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin Kommission für Spätantike Religionsgeschichte (1889)
"22. n3 setzt eine schriftliche Quelle voraus. Und wenn ein Autor auch nur in einem einzigen Falle ein agraphon als aus schriftlicher Quelle stammend ..."

5. Journal of Biblical Literature by Society of Biblical Literature (1906)
"Syr., and some old Latin texts, tliis saying (Lk. 14 11) is wanting, and its place is taken by the agraphon with which the passage is introduced ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1901)
"The quotation may be a genuine agraphon of Lao-Tze, a saying not written down by himself but preserved by oral tradition, until Han Fei Tze cited it. ..."

7. Journal of Theological Studies by Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press) (1906)
"To save the time of those who may wish to pursue the subject further, I subjoin in full the citations hitherto discovered of the agraphon in question :— 1. ..."

8. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1915)
"Ch. xii. contains the curious agraphon possibly from the Gospel of the Egyptians, ' When the two shall be one, ..."

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