- the third of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament, variously arranged, but usually comprising the Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Chronicles.
Origin of Hagiographa
Also called the Writings.
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Examples from the Web for hagiographa
This is why his book is classed in the third division of the Biblical writings (Hagiographa), and not in the second (Prophets).A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
There were no dissevered objects, unrelated backgrounds, no concessions to the hagiographa or other literature.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning
Willard Huntington Wright
By the scripture, is understood the pentateuch, portions from the prophets, and Hagiographa.Synopsis of Jewish History
Henry A. Henry
His publications include commentaries on the Prophets and Hagiographa, and lectures and addresses on theological subjects.
The Prophets, the Hagiographa, and the Apocrypha were translated at various times during the succeeding three hundred years.The Bible
John E. Remsburg
- the third of the three main parts into which the books of the Old Testament are divided in Jewish tradition (the other two parts being the Law and the Prophets), comprising Psalms, Proverbs, Job, the Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, and ChroniclesAlso called: Writings