Cetubim (the usual Anglo-Latin form of the Heb term כּתוּבַים, Kethubim´, the Writings), one of the three large divisions of the Old Test. used by the Jews, and thus distinguished from the Law and the Prophets (the other divisions), as being, in the first instance, committed to writing, and not orally delivered. Hence the Book of Daniel is found in this section, his prophecies having been originally written down, and not uttered orally. This division of Scripture is also known by the equivalent Greek name HAGIOGRAPHA SEE HAGIOGRAPHA (q.v.). It contains the Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Canticles, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra and Nehemiah (reckoned as one), and Chronicles. SEE BIBLE.

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