Peshito
Peshito Pe*shit"o, Peshitto Pe*shit"to, n. [Syriac pesh[^i]t[^a] simple.] The earliest Syriac version of the Old Testament, translated from Hebrew; also, the incomplete Syriac version of the New Testament. [Written also {peschito}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Peshito — [pə shēt′tä΄pə shē′tō] n. 〚Syriac pshīṭtā, shortened < mappaqtā pshīṭtā, the simple version < pšaṭ, to be straightforward〛 the standard translation of the Old and New Testaments in ancient Syriac: also Peshitta [pə shēt′tä΄] * * * …   Universalium

  • Peshito — [pə shēt′tä΄pə shē′tō] n. [Syriac pshīṭtā, shortened < mappaqtā pshīṭtā, the simple version < pšaṭ, to be straightforward] the standard translation of the Old and New Testaments in ancient Syriac: also Peshitta [pə shēt′tä΄] …   English World dictionary

  • PESHITO —    (i. e. simple), a version of the Bible in Syriac, executed not later than the middle of the 2nd century for Judaic Christians in the Syrian Church, the version of the Old Testament being executed direct from the Hebrew and that of the New… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • peschito — Peshito Pe*shit o, Peshitto Pe*shit to, n. [Syriac pesh[^i]t[^a] simple.] The earliest Syriac version of the Old Testament, translated from Hebrew; also, the incomplete Syriac version of the New Testament. [Written also {peschito}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peshitto — Peshito Pe*shit o, Peshitto Pe*shit to, n. [Syriac pesh[^i]t[^a] simple.] The earliest Syriac version of the Old Testament, translated from Hebrew; also, the incomplete Syriac version of the New Testament. [Written also {peschito}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epistles of Saint John —     Epistles of Saint John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles of Saint John     Three canonical books of the New Testament written by the Apostle St. John.     The subject will be treated under the following heads: FIRST EPISTLE I.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gospel of Saint John —     Gospel of St. John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gospel of St. John     This subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Contents and Scheme of the Gospel;     II. Distinctive Peculiarities;     III. Authorship;     IV.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Peschito — Pe*schit o, n. See {Peshito}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edward Pococke — (1604 1691) was an English Orientalist and biblical scholar.Early lifeHe was the son of clergyman from Chieveley in Berkshire, and was educated at Lord Williams s School of Thame in Oxfordshire and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (scholar in… …   Wikipedia

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