- Deuterocanon is a term used by some scholars and by Catholics to denote the books (and parts of books) of the Old Testament that are in the Greek Septuagint collection but are not in the Hebrew Masoretic Text collection.
- A Catholic Bible is a Christian Bible that includes the entire 73-book canon recognized by the Catholic Church.
- A deuterocanon is a term used by some scholars and by Catholics to denote the books (and parts of books) of the Old Testament that
What are the additional books in the Catholic Bible?
Deuterocanonicals and Apocrypha are the names given to the extra works that are included in the Catholic Bible. Tobit, Judith, 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, Wisdom, Sirach (Ecclesiasticus), and Baruch are the books that make up this collection. The books of Esther and Daniel both have additional material added to them in the Catholic Bible.
What’s the difference between the Catholic and New Testament Bibles?
However, because Catholic Bibles already featured those books, you can find them interspersed with other books of the Old Testament that contain essays on history and wisdom. In the New Testament, things take a new turn and are summarized more briefly.