- a book of the Apocrypha. Abbreviation: Ecclus.
Also called Wisdom of Jesus.
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Examples from the Web for ecclesiasticus
And in Ecclesiasticus, "Who will pity the enchanter that has been bitten by the serpent?"The Phantom World
The words of Ecclesiasticus ought to be often read by young people.The Young Man's Guide
William A. Alcott
"Pour not out words where there is a musician," says the writer in Ecclesiasticus.Spirit and Music
H. Ernest Hunt
And, as the book of Ecclesiasticus saith, the taverner shall not be freed from sin.No Cross, No Crown
Hence in Ecclesiasticus, He who dwells in eternity created all things at once.The Oxford Reformers
- one of the books of the Apocrypha, written around 180 bc and also called the Wisdom of Jesus, the son of Sirach
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