The hexapla, as may be easily supposed, was a gigantic work.
These parallel texts were known by the name of the hexapla (sixfold).
The "hexapla" is a treasury of the most condensed criticism.
We have said sufficient to show how the idea of the "hexapla" arose in his mind.
The Tetrapla, on the other hand, was a separate edition which did not contain the first two columns of the hexapla.
The documents, copies of which I inclose, are written on the blank leaves in a copy of Willett's hexapla, edit.
All that remains of it to us is contained in the fragments of Origen's hexapla.
These with the Seventy made up the hexapla, and were worthily and to great purpose compiled together by Origen.
There is little doubt that the hexapla is in great measure owing to Ambrose.