Definition of Book of Susanna
1. Noun. An Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel.
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Literary usage of Book of Susanna
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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1854)
"... and not very edifying, book of “Susanna and the Elders ;“ whilst the last chapter and the twelfth vision is no other than what Cranmer styled “The ..."
2. Sermons of the Rev. James Saurin: Late Pastor of the French Church at the Hague by Jacques Saurin (1836)
"We ought also to pay some attention to the book of Susanna: I know that this work bears various marks of reprobation, and that St. Jerome, in particular, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... in the book of Susanna, as the intended victim of two elders who obtained her condemnation to death on a false charge. The prophet Daniel proved her to ..."
4. Lives of the Fathers: Sketches of Church History in Biography by Frederick William Farrar (1889)
"He objected to this reference to the Book of Susanna, which he regarded as obviously spurious and no real part of the Book of Daniel. ..."
5. Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin by Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson, Henry Hunter, Joseph Sutcliffe (1816)
"We ought also to pay some attention to the book of Susanna : I know that this work bears various marks of reprobation, and that St. Jerome, in particular, ..."
6. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Scene from apocryphal Book of Susanna. Susanna, surprised by the two ! elders while preparing to bathe in the garden of Joachim at Babylon, crouches to hide ..."
7. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1886)
"At the end of the Book of Susanna is written, in a large hand, "John Wynne." " Thomas Llewelyn scripsi." Of the family of Griffith we have the following ..."