n. (ah-POCK-rih-fah) A group of 14 religious books that were originally included in the , the oldest Greek version of the . The writings are thought to have been translated by scholars at the request of . These books, which the ancient rabbis referred to as sefarim hizonim (extraneous books), are not included in the .

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Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Jewish Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (8). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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