Definition of hexapla in English:

hexapla

noun

  • A sixfold text in parallel columns, especially of the Old Testament.

    • ‘The work of Theodotian is otherwise known to us only through the Hexapla of Origen, and that has survived only in fragments.’

Origin

Early 17th century (originally referring to Origen's edition of the Old Testament): from Greek, neuter plural of hexaploos sixfold, from hex six + ploos -fold.

Pronunciation:

hexapla

/ˈhɛksəplə/