Definition of Hagiographa in English:


Syllabification: Hag·i·og·ra·pha
Pronunciation: /ˌhaɡēˈäɡrəfə, ˌhāɡē-


The books of the Bible comprising the last of the three major divisions of the Hebrew scriptures, other than the Law and the Prophets. The books of the Hagiographa are: Ruth, Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Lamentations, Daniel, Esther, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Chronicles. Also called the Writings (see writing).
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  • This book is ranked by the Jews in that division of their Bible called the Hagiographa (Hebrew: Khethubim).


via late Latin from Greek.

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