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Interpretation of Knowledge
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A noncanonical, gnostic document containing an interpretation of Christ’s teachings and works according to the “knowledge” of gnostic theology. This work was never widely authoritative during the early church period.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Interpretation of Knowledge
Interpretation of Knowledge A noncanonical, gnostic document containing an interpretation of Christ’s teachings and works according to the “knowledge” of gnostic theology. This work was never widely authoritative during the early church period.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Knowledge, Interpretation of
KNOWLEDGE, INTERPRETATION OF (NHC XI,1). The first of two Valentinian tractates occupying the first half of Nag Hammadi Codex XI, and written in the first of the two scribal hands responsible for the inscription of that codex. The language of composition is a rather standard Subakhmimic dialect of the
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Interpretation of Knowledge
Interpretation of Knowledge. A Gnostic document preserved in the Nag Hammadi Library (NHC XI, 1). Written in the form of a homily, the author addresses the problem of jealousy over spiritual gifts in a Christian community. The Coptic ms, which is badly damaged, dates to the middle of the 4th cent., but