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English Protestant Apocrypha

The table below shows the short form of the titles of the documents included in the traditional English Protestant Apocrypha.  If you hover the mouse over any word underlined with large dots like thisExample tooltip popup text will provide more information.  The full titles of all of the docu­ments are provided in such tooltips in the table.

Contents of the Traditional English Protestant Apocrypha

Type Tra­di­tion­al Title Modern Title
Book 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras
Book 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras
Book Tobit Tobit Tobit Tobit
Book Judith Judith Judith Judith
5½ Chap­ters Cath­olic and Ortho­dox include this at the end of Esther The Rest of Esther The Rest of the Chap­ters of the Book of Esther Which Are Found Neither in the Hebrew Nor in the Chaldee Additions to Esther Additions to Esther
Book Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon
Book Ecclesi­asticus The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach or Ecclesi­asticus Sirach (Ecclesi­asticus) Sirach
Type Tra­di­tion­al Title Modern Title
Book Baruch Baruch Baruch Baruch
Chap­ter Mod­ern:  ap­pended to Baruch; Ancient:  ap­pended to Jere­miah The Letter of Jeremiah (none) Letter of Jeremiah Letter of Jeremiah
Chap­ter Catholic and Ortho­dox include this in Daniel chapter 23 between vv 23 and 24 Song of the Three Children The Song of the Three Holy Children Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Jews The Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Jews
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 13 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Story of Susanna The History of Susanna / Set apart from the begin­ning of Daniel, because it is not in the Hebrew, as neither the Nar­ration of Bel and the Dragon Susanna Susanna
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 14 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Idol Bel, and the Dragon The History and the Destruc­tion of Bel and the Dragon Cut Off from the End of Daniel Bel and the Dragon Bel and the Dragon
Chap­ter Ancient:  ap­pended to 2 Chron­icles; Modern: typically (in English) found only in the Apoc­rypha The Prayer of Manas­ses The Prayer of Manas­ses King of Juda / When He Was Holden Captive in Babylon Prayer of Manas­seh Prayer of Manas­seh
Book 1 Macca­bees The First Book of the Macca­bees 1 Macca­bees 1 Macca­bees
Book 2 Macca­bees The Second Book of the Macca­bees 2 Macca­bees 2 Macca­bees
Type Tra­di­tion­al Title Modern Title

Sources

  1. Traditional Short Titles
    Table of Contents of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text.
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997, pg. lxxiii.
  2. Modern Short Titles
    Table of Contents of the New Revised Standard Version. 
    The Bible - New Revised Standard Version, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches, 1989.  Section:  The Hebrew Bible, pp. 1-3; section:  The Apocrypha, p1; section:  The New Testament, p1.  All Saints Episcopal Church, Tupelo, MS.  Web.  5 Oct. 2016. 
  3. Traditional Full Titles
    Book titles of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text. 
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997.
  4. Modern Full Titles
    Book titles from the online pdf version of the New Revised Standard Version Bible .
    The Bible - New Revised Standard Version, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches, 1989.  All Saints Episcopal Church, Tupelo, MS.  Web.  5 Oct. 2016. 

English Protestant Apocrypha

The table below shows the short form of the titles of the documents included in the traditional English Protestant Apocrypha.  If you hover the mouse over any word underlined with large dots like thisExample tooltip popup text will provide more information.  The full titles of all of the docu­ments are provided in such tooltips in the table.

Contents of the Traditional English Protestant Apocrypha

Type Tra­di­tion­al Title Modern Title
Book 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras
Book 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras
Book Tobit Tobit Tobit Tobit
Book Judith Judith Judith Judith
5½ Chap­ters Cath­olic and Ortho­dox include this at the end of Esther The Rest of Esther The Rest of the Chap­ters of the Book of Esther Which Are Found Neither in the Hebrew Nor in the Chaldee Additions to Esther Additions to Esther
Book Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon
Book Ecclesi­asticus The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach or Ecclesi­asticus Sirach (Ecclesi­asticus) Sirach
Type Tra­di­tion­al Title Modern Title
Book Baruch Baruch Baruch Baruch
Chap­ter Mod­ern:  ap­pended to Baruch; Ancient:  ap­pended to Jere­miah The Letter of Jeremiah (none) Letter of Jeremiah Letter of Jeremiah
Chap­ter Catholic and Ortho­dox include this in Daniel chapter 23 between vv 23 and 24 Song of the Three Children The Song of the Three Holy Children Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Jews The Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Jews
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 13 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Story of Susanna The History of Susanna / Set apart from the begin­ning of Daniel, because it is not in the Hebrew, as neither the Nar­ration of Bel and the Dragon Susanna Susanna
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 14 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Idol Bel, and the Dragon The History and the Destruc­tion of Bel and the Dragon Cut Off from the End of Daniel Bel and the Dragon Bel and the Dragon
Chap­ter Ancient:  ap­pended to 2 Chron­icles; Modern: typically (in English) found only in the Apoc­rypha The Prayer of Manas­ses The Prayer of Manas­ses King of Juda / When He Was Holden Captive in Babylon Prayer of Manas­seh Prayer of Manas­seh
Book 1 Macca­bees The First Book of the Macca­bees 1 Macca­bees 1 Macca­bees
Book 2 Macca­bees The Second Book of the Macca­bees 2 Macca­bees 2 Macca­bees
Type Tra­di­tion­al Title Modern Title

Sources

  1. Traditional Short Titles
    Table of Contents of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text.
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997, pg. lxxiii.
  2. Modern Short Titles
    Table of Contents of the New Revised Standard Version. 
    The Bible - New Revised Standard Version, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches, 1989.  Section:  The Hebrew Bible, pp. 1-3; section:  The Apocrypha, p1; section:  The New Testament, p1.  All Saints Episcopal Church, Tupelo, MS.  Web.  5 Oct. 2016. 
  3. Traditional Full Titles
    Book titles of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text. 
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997.
  4. Modern Full Titles
    Book titles from the online pdf version of the New Revised Standard Version Bible .
    The Bible - New Revised Standard Version, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches, 1989.  All Saints Episcopal Church, Tupelo, MS.  Web.  5 Oct. 2016.