- the first six books of the Old Testament.
Origin of Hexateuch
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In 1886 his volume on the Hexateuch was published in England.
Hexateuch, the name given to the first six books of the Bible.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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Hexateuch, heks′a-tūk, n. the first six books of the Old Testament.
In the remaining paragraph, x. 16-20, we have an interesting example of the latest type of additions to the Hexateuch.
Joshua originally belonged to this collection, and to the six books modern scholars have given the name Hexateuch.The Bible
John E. Remsburg
- the first six books of the Old Testament
C19: from hexa- + Greek teukhos a book
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