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|Noun||1.||1 Esdras - an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah|
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status