Questions tagged [apocrypha]

aka deuterocanon. These are biblical texts that are either not included in any canons or are included in some canons and excluded in others.

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Is there reason to believe that 2 Peter 2:4 and Jude 6 actually happened?

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 2 Peter 2:4 And the angels which kept not their ...
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Who are the “tortured and refused their release…world was not worthy of them” people in Hebrews 11:35?

Hebrews 11 Others were tortured and refused their release, so that they might gain a better resurrection. Still others endured mocking and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment. They were stoned ...
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What are the additional books in the Contemporary English Version?

Was reading about Contemporary English Version (CEVDC) Rev 12 and came across this passage that is not found in NIV or KJV: The dragon stood on the beach beside the sea. Revelation 12:18 CEVDC https:/...
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What does “silver unstamped” mean?

Acts of Thomas 2: and agreed with him for three litrae of silver unstamped What does "silver unstamped" mean? Does it mean a piece of silver?
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Is Colossians 1:17 an allusion to Sirach 43:26?

Sirach 43:26 (KJV) “By him the end of them hath prosperous success, and by his word all things consist.” Colossians 1:17 (KJV) “And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.” Is Sirach ...