- Bel and the Dragon, book of
- An addition (ch. 14) found in the Greek OT to the book of Daniel; probably written in the 2nd cent. BCE, consisting of menacing satires against idolatry in the form of legends about the survival powers of Daniel [[➝ Daniel, book of]] in the Babylonian era. The piece is regarded as a deuterocanonical part of the book of Daniel in Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox editions of the Bible, but put into the Apocrypha in Protestant versions.
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Bel and the Dragon — The tale of Bel and the Dragon incorporated as chapter 14 of the extended Book of Daniel was written in Aramaic around the late second century BC and translated into Greek in the Septuagint. This chapter, along with chapter 13, is referred to as… … Wikipedia
BEL AND THE DRAGON — BEL AND THE DRAGON, two stories appearing in different versions in the Apocrypha, the Septuagint, and Theodotion; they appear as a continuation of the Book of Daniel. In Bel, Daniel challenged the divinity of the idol Bel, which was reputed to… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Bel and the Dragon — a book of the Apocrypha that is included as chapter 14 of Daniel in the Douay Bible. * * * ▪ religious work in full The History Of The Destruction Of Bel And The Dragon, Greek apocryphal addition to the biblical Book of Daniel. It is a… … Universalium
Bel and the Dragon — noun an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Apocrypha * * * a book of the Apocrypha that is included as chapter 14 of Daniel in the Douay Bible. * * * Bel and the Dragon… … Useful english dictionary
BEL AND THE DRAGON, HISTORY OF — one of the books of the Apocrypha, a spurious addition to the book of Daniel, relates how Daniel persuaded Cyrus of the vanity of idol worship, and is intended to show its absurdity … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Bel and the Dragon — noun A deuterocanonical, apocryphal book of the Bible … Wiktionary
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Book of Daniel — Book of Daniel † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Daniel In the Hebrew Bible, and in most recent Protestant (Protestantism) versions, the Book of Daniel is limited to its proto canonical portions. In the Septuagint, the Vulgate, and… … Catholic encyclopedia