Definition of Octapla

1. n. A portion of the Old Testament prepared by Origen in the 3d century, containing the Hebrew text and seven Greek versions of it, arranged in eight parallel columns.



Definition of Octapla

1. Proper noun. A portion of the Old Testament prepared by (w Origen) in the 3rd century, containing the Hebrew text and seven Greek versions of it, arranged in eight parallel columns. ¹

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Definition of Octapla

1. a book of eight parallel texts [n -S]

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Literary usage of Octapla

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1. Lives of the Most Eminent Fathers of the Church that Flourished in the First by William Cave (1840)
"In the third, which made the Octapla, were all that were in the former, and in the same manner, and two more versions added at the end of them ; one called ..."

2. The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"... in some parts of it, had only six columns, and in others eight, and in some nine. In respect of the two former, it was called Hexapla and Octapla, ..."

3. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the by Wilhelm Martin Leberecht De Wette (1843)
"404, sq.,) think the Hexapla and Octapla were different See Hody, 1. c., and Montfaucon, p. 13, who opposes him. ..."

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