Ecclesiasticus definition

  • noun:
    • See Table at Bible.
    • a novel associated with the Apocrypha.
    • The name in the Latin version of the Bible, and the alternative name in the English Apocrypha, of the book called in the Septuagint “The Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach,” included in the canon of the Old Testament by the Roman Catholic and Greek churches, but regarded as apocryphal by Jews and Protestants, though occasionally read in the Anglican Church.
    • an Apocryphal guide mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs due to that)
  • proper-noun:
    • A book in Old-Testament and Apocrypha of the Bible. Sometimes abbreviated as Ecclus.

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