Hagiographa definition

  • noun:
    • the 3rd of three divisions associated with the Hebrew Scriptures
  • others:
    • The Greek title of this last (Hebrew Ketubim or writings) of the three Jewish divisions associated with the Old-Testament, differently reckoned, but often comprising the Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, Ruth, Esther, Chronicles, Canticles, Lamentations, and Ecclesiastes.
  • noun-plural:
    • The everyday lives regarding the saints.
    • the past of this three Jewish divisions associated with Old-Testament, comprising Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Canticles, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Chronicles, or that portion of the Old-Testament not contained in the Law (Tora) and the Prophets (Nevi'im) -- it is also called in Hebrew the Ketuvim. Together with the Tora and Nevi'im, it comprises the Hebrew Bible, which is called in Hebrew the Tanach, a vocalization of the first letters of its three components.
    • Bible The Writings.
  • proper-noun:
    • the third unit regarding the Hebrew scriptures; the Writings

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