Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Apocrypha consists of the books that are found in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible–the Septuagint, the earliest complete version of. The Apocrypha have long been almost forgotten by the Christian public, although their claim to a place in the Greek, Latin, and English Bibles can hardly be.

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Yet the crotchety Sirach knows about staying up late when a daughter is out: Goodspeed died in This gooespeed version is highly readable, obviously translated with great care.

In some cases I see why this omission took place, however, some passages are quite inspirational and good advice for everyday life, for example, “The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach, or Ecclesiasticus”. One of these items ships sooner than the other.

English Choose a language for shopping. May 21, Douglas Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: Published October 23rd by Vintage first published Interesting but not what I was hoping for. There are lots of them out there. I read 1 Maccabees 1, 2, 8, and goosdpeed Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I did read the book of Judith.

Sam Fickling rated it really liked it Dec 15, This God addresses in a way profound and easy to relate to,by making the comparison: Want to Read saving…. Ecclesiasticus addresses the plight of MOST of my acquantices and neighbors with: Vintage; Reissue edition October 23, Language: And they’re still considered canonical by Catholics and Greek Orthodox.


Now for the first time in the Goodspeed translation, The Apocrypha will be available, thus forming with the Old and New Testaments the complete Bible in modern English.

The Apocrypha consists of 14 “books” that were part of the Septuagint, the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible together with Greek works on biblical themes. Looking for More Great Reads?

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Set up a giveaway. Nov 27, Virgowriter Brad Windhauser added it. Aside from The Wisdom of Solomon, most of the books are actually accounts of what happened during the Babylonian and Syrian exiles of the Jews, and the obstacles the Jews faced once they were allowed to return. Undoubtedly interesting, with varied sources of interest, just like the canonical Protestant Apocrylha. This has had me enthralled since I first opened its pages!! More and more Protestant churches are using The Apocrypha and at the last general convention the Episcopal Church ruled that it again become an integral part of their Bibles.

It’s full of Biblical history, words of wisdom, and yes, even love stories: I feel that a person can read it with a grain of salt and take something valuable away with them.

The Apocrypha by Edgar J. Goodspeed | : Books

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Most of these stories more or less tie into many Old Testament stories, eg,”The Rest of the Chapters of the Book of Esther”but for varying reasons were omitted from the standard Goodapeed James. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Apocrypha by Edgar J. Well worth everything and even more than what I spent!!


Apr 25, Lisa Harmonybites rated it liked it Shelves: Any Harper Collins or Oxford Study Bible just to name two include it, along with introductions, annotations, and all sorts of scholarly material.

In all there are thirteen books. The translation into contemporary English is by Edgar J. I’ve read through the Apocrypha a few times, though not this particular version, even though I’ve referenced several version for different reasons. Aside from The Apocrypua of Solomon, most of the books are act Wanting to be well-read and see things from diverse perspectives, I made this a part of my daily devotional reading.

Lists with This Book. Michel rated it liked it Sep 09, I have wanted to read these books out of curiosity. New Revised Standard Version. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The Books of Enoch, Jubilees, and Jasher. Oct 23, Pages. Read reviews that mention king james new testament easy to read bel and the dragon wisdom of solomon goodspeed translation interesting read well worth bible study read through good apocrypha esdras english included translations jewish maccabees god understanding esther.

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