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Apocalypse of Sedrach
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Sedrach, Apocalypse of
Apocalypse of Sedrach A nonbiblical, pseudepigraphal Greek work that includes a sermon on brotherly love and an apocalyptic ascent into heaven. The only extant copy of the work is in a 15th century, Greek manuscript.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sedrach, Apocalypse of
SEDRACH, APOCALYPSE OF. Extant in only one 15th-century Gk manuscript (Bodleian Library, Cod. Misc. Gr. 56, fols. 92–100), this pseudepigraphical work attributed to Sedrach has not been adequately researched. James (1893:127–37), Shutt (1984), and Diez Macho (1984) rightly contend that “Sedrach” does
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Sedrach, Apocalypse Of
Sedrach, Apocalypse ofEchoing the questions about divine mercy and justice found in other “Ezra” apocalypses (4 Ezra, Greek Apocalypse of Ezra, Questions of Ezra), this pseudepigraph begins with a sermon on God’s love for humankind (including the sacrifice of his Son). Immediately following the sermon,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Sedrach, Apocalypse of (Writing)
Sedrach, Apocalypse of. A writing in the Pseudepigrapha that came into its present Christianized form ca. the eleventh century A.D., but probably based on a Jewish work composed as early as the mid-second century A.D. After a Christian sermon on love, the apocalypse describes the journey of Sedrach
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Sedrach, Apocalypse of (Writing)
Sedrach, Apocalypse of sed’rak. A pseudepigraphic Greek document that may have had a Jewish origin some time between the 2nd and 5th centuries A.D., though subsequently it was reworked by Christians. Its final form could be as late as the 11th cent., and it survives in only one 15th-cent. ms. Because