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The Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books
of the Old Testament

New Revised Standard Version

The books and parts of books from Tobit up to and including 2 Maccabees are recognized as Deuterocanonical Scripture by the Roman Catholic, Greek, and Russian Churches.

The books and parts of books from 1 Esdras up to and including 3 Maccabees are recognized as Deuterocanonical Scripture by the Greek and the Russian Churches. They are not so recognized by the Roman Catholic Church, but 1 Esdras and the Prayer of Manasseh are placed in an appendix to the Latin Vulgate Bible.

2 Esdras is included in the Slavonic Bible as 3 Esdras, but is not found in the Greek. It is included in an Appendix to the Latin Vulgate Bible as 4 Esdras.

4 Maccabees appears in an appendix to the Greek Bible.


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