Smith's Bible DictionaryApocryphal Additions To Daniel
The Greek translations of Daniel contain several pieces which are not found int he original text. The most important are contained in the Apocrypha of the English Bible under the titles of The Son of the Three Holy Children, The History of Susannah, and The History of...Bel and the Dragon. The first of these is supposed to be the triumphal song of the three confessors in the furnace, (Daniel 3:23) praising God for their deliverance, of which a chief part (35-66) has been used as a hymn in the Christian Church since the fourth century. The second, called also The Judgment of Daniel , relates the story of the clearing of Susannah from a charge of adultery; and the third gives an exaggerated account of Daniel's deliverance.
... 1:1: "Those apocryphal Additions to Daniel, which either are false, or there were
two Habakkuks"; and JH Blunt, more seriously, to a similar effect on Habakkuk ...
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... The three apocryphal portions of Daniel considered in this book have often ... to
investigate the nature and origin of the Additions to Daniel finds himself ...
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Date and Place of Writing.
... date it was that these apocryphal additions (which are contained in all MSS. that
have reached us), were taken up into the Greek and Syriac Daniel." How he ...
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Use of the Old Testament by the First Christian Writers, and by ...
... under the name of "Jeremiah the prophet;"(95) and the additions to Daniel as "Daniel
the prophet."(96) Clement of Alexandria(97) uses the apocryphal books like ...
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Early Christian Literature and Art
... though excluding this and the other Additions from the ... distinction from the rest
of the names in Daniel. ... This apocryphal tract has afforded two fairly popular ...
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... in his version, as in ours, from Daniel, and placed among the apocryphal books.
Calvin, however; in his Lectures on Daniel entirely ignores these additions. ...
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... canonical book, as the length of Daniel's incarceration in ... view of this and the other
Additions in common ... special doctrine to turn upon an apocryphal text, she ...
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... us of in his preface to Daniel, yet even the most contemptuous deprecators of the
Additions' can find ... in some quarters to charge these apocryphal books with ...
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... Like some other of the apocryphal books, this is a ... no acquaintance with this or the
other additions, though he ... use of other uncanonical legends of Daniel (Jud. ...
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... Gnomon on Matthew 24:15), that the apocryphal books in ... If the additions are to be
regarded with Streane (Age ... the pre-existence of the canonical Daniel; but it ...
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Apocryphal Additions To Daniel
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