Hexateuch

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hexateuch The first six books of the Old Testament.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Hexateuch The first six books of the Old Testament. The sixth book, Joshua, relating the final settlement of the Jews in the promised land, is a continuation of the Pentateuch, and apparently forms with it a complete work, homogeneous in both style and purpose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hexateuch heks′a-tūk the first six books of the Old Testament
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hexa-, + a tool, a book
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From Gr. hex, six, and teuchos, a book.

Usage

In literature:

HEXATEUCH, the name given to the first six books of the Bible.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
In 1886 his volume on the Hexateuch was published in England.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
SOLOMON IN THE HEXATEUCH.
"Solomon and Solomonic Literature" by Moncure Daniel Conway
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