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the sayings of Jesus as recorded in the writings of the early Christians and in those parts of the New Testament other than the Gospels.
Historical Examples

A few of these so-called agrapha seem worthy of him, and are recognized as probably genuine.
The Life of Jesus of Nazareth Rush Rhees

plural noun
(Christianity) sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels


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