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Hagiographa

[ hag-ee-og-ruh-fuh, hey-jee- ]
/ ˌhæg iˈɒg rə fə, ˌheɪ dʒi- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
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.
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Also called the Writings.

Origin of Hagiographa

<Late Latin <Greek: sacred writings, equivalent to hagio-hagio- + -grapha, neuter plural of -graphos-graph
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British Dictionary definitions for Hagiographa

Hagiographa
/ (ˌhæɡɪˈɒɡrəfə) /

noun
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
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