The apocrypha is not a barrier, but a bridge; it does not separate, but unite the two Covenants.
Have you been working up the apocrypha as I recommended you last time we met?'
As it is said in the apocrypha, "his talk is of bullocks:" I do not suppose he is very fond of my company.
But these exact words, unfortunately, were only to be found in the apocrypha.
Verily, I say unto you, that it is not needful that the apocrypha should be translated.
The name never occurs in the apocrypha or the New Testament.
Anecdote and apocrypha have yet to evolve into hallowed tradition.
These are only to be found in the apocrypha, and in all of them the Elephant is described as an engine of war.
If you would be instructed and amused with antiquity, read the life of Moses in the article on "apocrypha."
Bois was a member of the company to which the apocrypha was assigned.
late 14c., neuter plural of Late Latin apocryphus "secret, not approved for public reading," from Greek apokryphos "hidden; obscure," thus "(books) of unknown authorship" (especially those included in the Septuagint and Vulgate but not originally written in Hebrew and not counted as genuine by the Jews), from apo- "away" (see apo-) + kryptein "to hide" (see crypt). Properly plural (the single would be Apocryphon or apocryphum), but commonly treated as a collective singular.
Religious writings that have been accepted as books of the Bible by some groups but not by others. The Roman Catholic Church, for example, includes seven books, such as Judith, I and II Maccabees, and Ecclesiasticus, in the Old Testament that Jews and Protestants do not consider part of the Bible. Some churches may read the Apocrypha for inspiration but not to establish religious doctrine.
Note: By extension, an “apocryphal” story is one that is probably false but nevertheless has some value.