List of Old Testament pseudepigrapha

Pseudepigrapha are falsely attributed works, texts whose claimed author is not the true author, or a work whose real author attributed it to a figure of the past.[1] Some of these works may have originated among Jewish Hellenizers, others may have Christian authorship in character and origin.

1. Apocalyptic and related works:

2. Testaments:

3. Expansions of Old Testament and other legends:

4. Wisdom and Philosophical Literature:

5. Prayers, Psalms, and Odes:

See also


  1. Bauckham, Richard; "Pseudo-Apostolic Letters", Journal of Biblical Literature, Vo. 107, No. 3, September 1988, pp.469494.

The Origin of the Bible: A Guide for the Perplexed. By Lee Martin McDonald. London: T & T Clark, 2011.

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