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Apocryphon of Ezekiel
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A non-canonical, early Jewish work attributed to Ezekiel in some sources. This work never appears in a canonical list or ancient Bible, and is only explicitly mentioned by name in Papyrus Chester Beatty 185, but it seems to be referenced by the church father Epiphanius and alluded to by others, including the Jewish historian Josephus.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Apocryphon of Ezekiel
Apocryphon of Ezekiel A non-canonical, early Jewish work attributed to Ezekiel in some sources. This work never appears in a canonical list or ancient Bible, and is only explicitly mentioned by name in Papyrus Chester Beatty 185, but it seems to be referenced by the church father Epiphanius and alluded
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ezekiel, Apocryphon of
EZEKIEL, APOCRYPHON OF. The title given to five fragmentary texts which are not found in the canonical Ezekiel (either in the MT or LXX), but which are explicitly attributed to Ezekiel by a number of early Church Fathers. The title itself is drawn from the Epiphanian introduction to the longest fragment:
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Ezekiel, Apocryphon of (Writing)
Ezekiel, Apocryphon of. A pseudepigraphic work attributed to the prophet Ezekiel and usually dated between 50 B.C. and A.D. 50. Four brief quotations of little significance preserved in the patristic literature are thought to come from this book. Josephus (Ant. 10.5.1 §79) comments that Ezekiel wrote
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EZEKIEL, APOCRYPHON OF
EZEKIEL, APOCRYPHON OF i-zee´kee-uhl.The name “Apocryphon of Ezekiel” generally refers to five citations preserved in Christian sources, all of which bear the prophet Ezekiel’s name somewhere in the tradition, which presumably belonged to a longer work no longer extant. Possibly several other anonymous