a book of the Apocrypha. Abbreviation: Ecclus.
- Also called Wisdom of Jesus.
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How to use Ecclesiasticus in a sentence
So will it be with the Book of Ecclesiasticus, which they now long for, and about which I have taken great pains.
Ecclesiasticus, a book placed by Protestants and Jews among the apocryphal scriptures.The New Gresham Encyclopedia | Various
The apocryphal book “Ecclesiasticus” is the antidote to Ecclesiastes.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
An old scripture (Ecclesiasticus xi., 28) says: "Judge none blessed before his death; for a man shall be known in his children."Recollections and Impressions | Octavius Brooks Frothingham
At length his eye fell upon them in the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) | John Greenleaf Whittier
British Dictionary definitions for Ecclesiasticus
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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