apocalyptic book, preserved in Latin as an appendix to the Vulgate; tripartite work consisting of 5 Ezra (a Christian work), 4 Ezra (a Jewish apocalypse), and 6 Ezra (predicts wars and rebukes sinners; perhaps Christian)
2 Esdras is the name of a book in many English versions of the Bible. It is a Deuterocanonical book. This means it is a book of the ChristianOld Testament that is not part of the Jewish Bible. The original Hebrew version has been lost, but it is known from other languages.