Definition of Sirach

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

Definition of Sirach

1. Proper noun. (biblical) Ecclesiasticus, a book of the Bible. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sirach

Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Scott
Sir William Alexander Craigie
Sir William Chambers
Sir William Crookes
Sir William Gerald Golding
Sir William Gilbert
Sir William Herschel
Sir William Huggins
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
Sir William Turner Walton
Sir William Wallace
Sir William Walton
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Sir Yehudi Menuhin
Sirajganj District
Siren's song
Siren song

Literary usage of Sirach

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)
""There is a right praiseworthy book of Jesus the son of sirach and a pseudepigraphical one which is called the Wisdom of Solomon. ..."

2. The Doctrine of Sacred Scripture: A Critical, Historical, and Dogmatic by George Trumbull Ladd (1883)
"The witness of Jesus sirach cannot be interpreted, however, so as to prove that ... l The Book of sirach itself makes pretensions to prophetic and canonical ..."

3. The History of Israel by Heinrich Ewald, Russell Martineau, Joseph Estlin Carpenter (1880)
"The Progress of Culture in Palestine—The Son of sirach. In Palestine, and particularly in Jerusalem itself, there was far too stout a kernel of the ancient ..."

4. The Jewish Religion by Michael Friedländer (1891)
"The Wisdom of Jesus, son of sirach.—Proverbs, maxims, and moral lessons ... son of sirach of Jerusalem. After having studied the Law, the Prophets, ..."

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