Tetrapla Tet"ra*pla, n.;

Note: etymologically pl., but syntactically sing. [NL., fr. Gr. tetraplo`os, tetraploy^s, fourfold.] A Bible consisting of four different Greek versions arranged in four columns by Origen; hence, any version in four languages or four columns. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tetrăpla — Tetrăpla, die Zusammenstellung der vier griechischen Übersetzungen des Alten Testaments von Origenes, s.d. 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • TETRAPLA — vide Biblia …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • tetrapla — noun a) A Bible consisting of four different Greek versions arranged in four columns by b) Any version in four languages or four columns …   Wiktionary

  • tetrapla — tet·ra·pla …   English syllables

  • tetrapla —   n. edition of book, especially Old Testament, with four texts …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tetrapla — ˈte.trəplə noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from neuter plural of Greek tetraplous, tetraploos fourfold, from tetra + plous, ploos fold (as in diploos twofold, double) more at double : a polyglot book with four texts in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hexapla — • Article on Origen s compilation of six ancient versions of the Bible in parallel columns, his purpose and the principles that guided his work Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hexapla     Hexapla …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Septuaginta — (LXX., Alexandrinische Bibelübersetzung), griechische Übersetzung des Alten Testaments durch 72 Dolmetscher in Alexandria gefertigt; nach der Sage soll Demetrios Phalereus, der Bibliothekar der alexandrinischen Bibliothek, den König Ptolemäos… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • BIBLIA (S) — S. BIBLIA sic per excellentiam vocatur liber eloquiorum Dei, S. Scrtpturam V. et N. T. contivens: Vide Testamentum vet. et Novum. Horum ex Hebrae et Graeco, linguis authenticis, versiones iam olim variae fuerunt: paraphrasis Chaldaica V. T. a… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Symmachus the Ebionite — • Author of one of the Greek versions of the Old Testament included by Origen in his Hexapla and Tetrapla. Some fragments of this version survive in what remains of the Hexapla Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Symmachus the Ebionite… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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