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Definition of Apocryphal

Apocryphal
Apocryphal A*poc"ry*phal, a. 1. Pertaining to the Apocrypha. 2. Not canonical. Hence: Of doubtful authority; equivocal; mythic; fictitious; spurious; false. The passages . . . are, however, in part from apocryphal or fictitious works. --Sir G. C. Lewis.

Meaning of Apocryphal from wikipedia

- ambiguous. There are several levels of dubiety within the general concept of apocryphal works in Judeo-Christian biblical writings. Apocrypha per se are outside...
- but not divinely inspired. As such, to refer to Gnostic writings as "apocryphal" is misleading since they would not be classified in the same category...
- prologues, Jerome mentions all of the deuterocanonical and apocryphal works by name as being apocryphal or "not in the canon" except for Prayer of Man****es and...
- org. "Esther, Book of" . New International Encyclopedia. 1905. "Esther, Apocryphal Book of" . New International Encyclopedia. 1905. Jewish translations Esther...
- chose a separate numbering for apocryphal books and called it 1 Esdras (using the Gr**** form to differentiate the apocryphal book from the canonical Ezra)...
- The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published since 1885. The updated Oxford...
- Apocryphal Prayer (in the Index of Repudiated Books [ru], false prayer) is a prayer modeled on the church prayer, but containing a large number of insertions...
- common in English as to be known as the "Chinese curse", the saying is apocryphal, and no actual Chinese source has ever been produced. The most likely...
- Erwin König is a name of an apocryphal Wehrmacht sniper allegedly killed by the Soviet sniper Vasily Zaytsev during the Battle of Stalingrad. König is...
- ἀπόκρυφος, romanized: apókruphos, lit. 'hidden') denotes the collection of apocryphal ancient books thought to have been written some time between 200 BC and...