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Elchasai, Book of
Elchasai, Book of (Ελκεσαΐ, Elkesai). A noncanonical book now lost, which was referenced by Hippolytus (Refutation of All Heresies, 9.13–17, 10.29), Epiphanius (Panarion, 19, 30) and Origen (see Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History, 6.38), who contend that it was used by the followers of Elchasai, a heretical