Ben Sira

Ecclesiasticus, a book of the Bible.

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  • Ben Sira — est un érudit, qui a écrit le Siracide (ou Ecclésiastique) vers 180. Les seules informations qu on a de lui sont issues de ce livre. Rédigé en hébreu, il fut traduit en grec par son petit fils en Égypte. Celui ci y ajouta une préface. Qui était… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ben Sira — was the author of the deuterocanonical book Sirach.His nameThe evidence seems to show that the author s name was Shimon (Simon), son of Yeshua (Jesus/Joshua), son of Eleazar, son of Sira. [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05263a.htm] In the Greek… …   Wikipedia

  • Ben Sira — Das Buch Jesus Sirach (Ben Sira, Siracides, Sophia Seirach oder Ecclesiasticus, abgekürzt Sir, auch fälschlich Ben Sirach durch Vermischung von Ben Sira und Jesus Sirach) ist ein Buch der Weisheitsliteratur, das ungefähr 180 v. Chr. von dem in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ben Sira — noun an Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect) • Syn: ↑Sirach, ↑Ecclesiasticus, ↑Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑sapiential book, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • BEN SIRA, WISDOM OF — (also called Ecclesiasticus), a work of the Apocrypha, which, though usually known by this name, may have been called by its author, The Words of Simeon b. Jeshua, the title found on the Hebrew fragments. In Greek the book is called Σοφία (ʾIήσου …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BEN SIRA, ALPHABET OF — BEN SIRA, ALPHABET OF, a narrative, satirical work, written probably in the geonic period in the East. The Alphabet of Ben Sira is one of the earliest, most complicated, and most sophisticated Hebrew stories written in the Middle Ages. Four… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BEN SIRA, SIMEON BEN JESUS — (second century B.C.E.), Hebrew aphorist, sage, and scribe, the author of wisdom of ben sira (Ecclesiasticus). Ben Sira was a younger contemporary of the high priest Simeon (50:1ff.), apparently Simeon the Just, who according to the Talmud and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BEN-SIRA Rabbinus celebris — quem cum Siracide male confundit Rabbi David Ganz, uti docet Vorstius ad Chronol. eius p. 254 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Ben Sira (Jesus ben Sira) — (fl. 2nd cent BCE)    Pales tinian sage. He lived in Jerusalem. He was the author of the apocryphal book known as Ecclesiasticus or The Wisdom of Ben Sira …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • The Alphabet of Ben-Sira — ( Alphabetum Siracidis , Othijoth ben Sira ) is an anonymous medieval text, attributed to Ben Sira (Sirach), the author of Ecclesiasticus . It is dated to anywhere between AD 700 and 1000. It is a compilation of two lists of proverbs, 22 in… …   Wikipedia

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