Definition of Ecclesiasticus

1. Noun. An Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect).




Definition of Ecclesiasticus

1. n. A book of the Apocrypha.

Definition of Ecclesiasticus

1. Proper noun. (biblical) A book in the Old Testament and Apocrypha of the Bible. Sometimes abbreviated as Ecclus. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ecclesiasticus

Ebstein's sign
Eburones
Eburophyton
Eburophyton austinae
Ecballium elaterium
Ecbatana
Ecc.
Eccl.
Eccles
Eccles.
Eccles cake
Eccles cakes
Ecclesiastes
Ecclesiastical Latin
Ecclesiasticus (current term)
Eccleston
Ecclus.
Echelon
Echeneididae
Echeneis
Echeneis naucrates
Echidna
Echidnophaga
Echidnophaga gallinacea
Echinidan
Echinidans
Echinocactus grusonii
Echinocereus
Echinochasmus

Literary usage of Ecclesiasticus

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

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"But on two Apocrypha, the Wisdom of Solomon and Ecclesiasticus, there is a valuable notice in the extant " Preface to the Edition of the Books of Solomon ..."

2. Journal of Theological Studies (1901)
"WHETHER the book of Ecclesiasticus was written, as is now generally believed in ... Ecclesiasticus is for this reason of importance in the history of the ..."

3. Special Introduction to the Study of the Old Testament by Francis Ernest Gigot (1906)
"Ecclesiasticus, OR THE WISDOM OF JESUS, SON OF SIRACH. ... The other Greek names given to Ecclesiasticus are simply 2o(pia, ..."

4. The History of the Jewish Church by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1882)
"But the of Ecclesiasticus. The comparison of great probability in favor of identi- Haggai i. 1; ii. 1; Zech. i. 7, vii. 1, fying him with Simon II. agrees ..."

5. The Critical Review of Theological & Philosophical Literature by Stewart Dingwall Fordyce Salmond (1903)
"From this summary of the contents it will be seen that the work is not an exegetical commentary on Ecclesiasticus, though it is part of a foundation for ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1901)
"5 25), referring to the erroneous statement of 1165 Ecclesiasticus (Zunz, Nöldeke) nor a ... After this the traces of a Hebrew text of Ecclesiasticus become ..."

7. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1890)
"ESSAY ON THE PLACE OF Ecclesiasticus ... The problem which he discusses is the restoration of the original text of Ecclesiasticus. ..."

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