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apocrypha definition and meaning bible dictionary - apocrypha apocrypha comes from the greek word apokrypha ajpovkrufo which means things that are hidden secret the apocrypha refers to two collections of ancient jewish and christian writings that have certain affinities with the various books of the old testament and new testament but were not canonized by christians as a whole the old testament apocrypha which are still viewed as