Definition of Hexapla

1. n. A collection of the Holy Scriptures in six languages or six versions in parallel columns; particularly, the edition of the Old Testament published by Origen, in the 3d century.



Definition of Hexapla

1. Noun. An edition of the Bible in six versions or languages. ¹

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Definition of Hexapla

1. an edition in which six texts are set in parallel columns [n -S] : HEXAPLAR [adj]

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Literary usage of Hexapla

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1. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"It seems very evident that he must have learnt Hebrew at a Uter time, and therefore that the Hexapla, which reata on a comparison with the Hebrew, ..."

2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"437) we learn that in tot Hexapla the Hebrew text was placed in one column in Hebrew letters, in the next column in Greek letters: — " Unde et nobis cune ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"The English Hexapla. Bagster. THIS work consists of the Greek text of the New Testament, with the six important English Versions, ..."

4. The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"And for the same reason, Origen,6 in his Hexapla where he supplies out of the Hebrew original what was defective in the Septuagint, doth it mostly according ..."

5. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1784)
"All the blame, however, muft not be laid on Origen's Hexapla. ... MS. exhibits the reading of the Hexapla, and the Vatican that of ..."

6. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms; a by Charles Buck (1838)
"... Hexapla himself to learn Hebrew, and began to collect the several version« ... and Hexapla ; others, however, will not allow him to have begun till the ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The presence of these two additional versions in the Hexapla has led to a discussion of that term and of others applied to Origen's work. ..."

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