Moses bar-Cepha an Eastern prelate distinguished as an author, flourished as bishop of Bethchino, near Mosul, towards the close of the 9th century. According to Assemani (Bibl. Orient. 2:218-19) Moses barCepha died February 12, 903. He is noted for his compilation of the long Syro-Jacobite Liturgy, which Neale speaks of as "not without its beauty, especially in the intercessory portions." See Cave, Hist. Lit. 2:91; Renaudot, Hist. Lit. 2:390; Neale, Introd. East. Church, 1:329.