Jesus Ben Sirach
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Also called Joshua Ben Sira or Jesus, Son of Sirach. The author of the Book of Sirach.
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Jesus (Gk. Iēsoús)Greek form of the name Joshua (Heb. yĕhôšûaʿ, “Yahweh will save”); cf. Luke 3:29; Acts 7:45; Heb. 4:8.1. The father of Sirach and grandfather of the author of the book of Sirach (Ecclesiasticus; Sir. Prologue).2. Joshua ben Sira (“Jesus son of Sirach”), author of Sirach/Ecclesiasticus.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Jesus.—Son of Sirach, Jewish writer of the second or third century b.c. He composed in Hebrew the Book of Ecclesiasticus, which the Church has ranked among the canonical books.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Jesus [jēz-us] (Ἰησοῦς· יהושוע, Joshua, “Yahweh Is Salvation”) (1) grandfather of Jesus the son of Sirach (title heading of Ecclus. [Sir.]) (2) Jesus Barabbas, commonly called simply Barabbas (Matt. 27:16)
Jesus ben-SirachThis enigmatic individual was the author of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus, also known as “The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach (ben-Sirach),” or just “Sirach.” Nothing is known of him other than the references to himself that he makes within the book. It was written in Hebrew
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JESUS jee´zuhs [Ἰησοῦς Iēsous]. Greek version of the name JOSHUA. 1. Jesus Ben-Sira (son of Sira) was the author of the book of Sirach (2nd cent. bce).2. Jesus of Nazareth. See JESUS CHRIST.3. Jesus BARABBAS is a variant name for the criminal released by Pilate at the Passover festival (Matt 27:16–17).