Sibylline Oracles


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Sibylline Oracles:

see PseudepigraphaPseudepigrapha
[Gr.,=things falsely ascribed], a collection of early Jewish and some Jewish-Christian writings composed between c.200 B.C. and c.A.D. 200, not found in the Bible or rabbinic writings.
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For example, consider this quote from the Sibylline Oracles, chap.
However, we have seen how a consistent theme is maintained neither in the passage from Sibylline Oracles, which he quotes, nor in the excerpt from Proverbs.
Napier, who quoted passages from the Sibylline Oracles at the end of his commentary on Revelation, said that he did so 'because of the famous antiquitie, approved veritie, and harmonicall consentment thereof with the Scriptures of God'.
The analyzed prayers come from additions to Esther, Judith, Jubilees, Susanna, Tobit, Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum, Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, the Testament of Job, Joseph and Asenath, Third Maccabees, the works of Philo of Alexandria, Fourth Maccabees, Second Baruch, Fourth Ezra, Sibylline Oracles, and the Writings of Josephus.
Amongst the pseudepigraphica are found The Life of Adam and Eve, Testaments of the XII Patriarchs, Odes of Solomon, Sibylline Oracles, the 'Predicatio Pauli' ('known from the pseudo-Cyprianic De rebaptismate), and the pseudo-Clementine romance, or rather the sources latent within its two eventual versions.
Support for the view that Judaism was active in seeking to win proselytes may be found in the Letter of Aristeas (266), the Sibylline Oracles (3.