Comparison of Terms for Disputed Books

Protestant Christian Catholic Christian
"apocryphal" books "deuterocanonical" books
Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) Sirach (Ecclesiasticus)
Wisdom of Solomon Wisdom of Solomon
Baruch Baruch
Tobit Tobit
Judith Judith
Greek Esther (Esther 10:4-10) Greek Esther
Greek Daniel Greek Daniel
Song of the Three Young Men, Dan 3:24-90;
Susanna, Dan 13;
Bel and the Dragon, Dan 14
1 Maccabees 1 Maccabees
2 Maccabees 2 Maccabees
1 Esdras
2 Esdras
Prayer of Manasseh

Protestant Christian"pseudepigrapha" books
Catholic Christian"apocryphal" books

Old Testament works

Enoch Literature; Esdras Literature (1-2 Esdras); Baruch Literature (2-3 Baruch);
Psalms of Solomon; Testaments of the Twelve Apostles; Sibylline Oracles;
Letter of Aristeus to Philocrates; Assumption of Moses;
Maccabean Literature (3-4 Maccabees); Prayer of Manasseh

New Testament works

Didache; Apocalypses of Peter, Paul, Thomas; 1-2 Clement;
Gospels of Thomas, Philip, Peter, Hebrews; Hermas;
Acts of Pilate; Barnabas; Protoevangelium of James;
To the Laodiceans; Various Papyruses; To Seneca;
Epistola Apostolorum; Acts of John, Paul, Andrew, Thomas.

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