Jasher

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jasher jäsh′ėr one of the lost books of the ancient Hebrews, quoted twice (Josh. x. 13; 2 Sam. i. 18), most probably a collection of heroic ballads.
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Usage

In literature:

Is not this written in the book of Jasher?
"The King James Bible"
So it is written in the book of Jasher.
"The Red House Mystery" by A. A. Milne
I rather think Mrs. Jasher admires the Professor.
"The Green Mummy" by Fergus Hume
Is not this written in the book of Jasher?
"The Dore Gallery of Bible Illustrations, Complete" by Anonymous
Jasher, book of, 243.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
The Book of Jasher was a Byzantine fake, and he ascribed the date at the very earliest to the reign of Alexis Comnenus.
"Masques & Phases" by Robert Ross
It is a curious treatise by the Arabic sage, Ibn Jasher, who was the teacher of Ibn Zohr, who was the teacher of Averroes.
"The Long Night" by Stanley Weyman
So he cheered the hearts of his men with an old war-song from the Book of Jasher.
"Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land" by Henry Van Dyke
Jasher, the book of, a forgery, 415.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
He published a pretended translation of the Book of Jasher, 1751, and some other curious works.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
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