Paralipomenon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Paralipomenon (Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Paralipomenon A title given in the Douay Bible to the Books of Chronicles.☞ In the Septuagint these books are called Paraleipome`nwn prw^ton and dey`teron, which is understood, after Jerome's explanation, as meaning that they are supplementary to the Books of Kings
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. Gr. paraleipome`nwn of things omitted, pass. p. pr. (neuter genitive plural) fr. to omit

Usage

In literature:

Liber Regum glosatus, paralipomenon glosatus.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
Paralipomenon, a man suspected of being, 82.
"The Biglow Papers" by James Russell Lowell
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