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Apocrypha - Old Testament Apocrypha
(3,313 words)

Part of Apocrypha:

1. Introduction

2. Old Testament Apocrypha

3. New Testament Apocrypha

4. The Significance of the Apocrypha

A. Narrative Works

1. The Book of Jubilees, or “Little Genesis”, called in the Damascus Document (16:3) the “Book of the Divisions of the Times according to their Jubilees and their Weeks”, gives the history of the world from its creation till the law of Sinai (Gen 1 — Exod 12), in “Jubilees”, that is, in seven times seven weeks o…

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Johannes Michl, “Apocrypha - Old Testament Apocrypha”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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