Some New Testament References and Allusions to the Apocrypha

Matt 5:28 cf Sir 9:8

Matt 6:2; cf Sir 28:3-5

Matt 6:2-4; cf Tob 12:8

Matt 6:7 cf Sir 7:14

Matt 6:19-21 cf Tob 4:9

Matt 7:12 cf Tob 4:15

Matt 8:12; 13:38, 43; Col 1:13 cf Bar 5:6

Matt 11:28-30 cf Sir 6:23-31

Matt 12:27; Acts 19:13-14 cf Tob 8:2-3

Matt 13:43 cf Wis 3:7

*Matt 22:23-33 Tob 3:7-8

Matt 25:36 cf Sir 7:35

*Mat 27:42-43 cf Wisdom 2:12-20 – a reference to the cross (Wis 14:7)

Mark 7:21 cf Sir 27:6

*Mark 9:44-46 cf Sir 7:17(19); Judith 16:17(21) (see also Isa 66:24)

*Mark 11:25 cf Sir 28:2

Mark 12:18-27 cf Tob 3:7-8

Lk 1:17 cf Sir 48:10 (direct quote)

Luke 6:43-45; Mark 7:21 cf Sir 27:6

Luke 12:13-21 cf Sir 5:1; 11:18-19; 29:14

Luke 18:1-8 cf Sir 35:16-18

Luke 13:29 cf Bar 4:37

John 1:3 cf Wis 9:19

*John 1:14 cf Baruch 3:36-38 – incarnation of Christ

John 3:13 cf Bar 3:29

John 3:14-15 cf Wis 16:7

John 6:51 cf Sir 24:21

John 9:6-8; Rev 3:18 cf Tob 11:8

John 17:3 cf Wis 15:3

Acts 12:20-23 cf 2 Macc 9:1-12

Rom 1:18-23 cf Wis 12:24-13:3

Rom 2:4 cf Wis 11:23

Rom 2:10 cf Wis 5:16

Rom 2:12-16 cf Wis 13:1-9

Rom 5:12 cf Wis 2:24

Rom 6:1, 15 cf Sir 5:4-7

Rom 7:17 cf Sir 7:34

Rom 9:21 cf Wis 15:7

1 Cor 6:2 cf Wis 3:8  

1 Cor 10:9-10 cf Judith 8:24-25

1 Cor 10:19-21 cf Bar 4:7

Eph 2:1-3; Rom 5:12 cf Wis 2:24

Phil 4:3 cf Sir 24:32

Col 1:13 cf Bar 5:6

Col 3:8 cf Sir 23:13

2 Tim 4:8; James 1:12; 1 Pet 5:4; Rom 2:10 cf Wis 5:16

Heb 11:35 cf 2 Macc 6:18-31, and 7:1-41

Heb 12:5-12 cf 2 Macc 6:12-17

Heb 13:2 cf Tob ch 5 and 12

Heb 13:17 cf Sir 7:29-31

James 1:2 cf Judith 8:25

James 1:7-8 cf Sir 1:28

James 1:12; 1 Pet 5:4 cf Wis 5:16

James 1:13-16 cf Sir 15:11-20

James 1:19 cf Sirach 5:11

James 2:1-4 cf Sir 11:2

James 3:1-12 cf Sir 5:13-6:1; 28:12-26

James 4:8 cf Tob 13:6

James 5:1-6; cf Sir 34:24-27

James 5:16 cf Sir 4:26

1 Pet 1:6-7 cf Wis 3:5-6; Sir 2:5

1 Pet 2:19 cf Sir 2:4

1 Pet 5:4 cf Wis 5:16

1 Pet 4:17-18 cf Wis 12:20-22

Jude 3 cf Sir 4:28

Rev 1:18 cf Wis 16:3

Rev 2:26 cf Sir 4:15

Rev 3:5; 13:8, 17:8; 20:12; 15; 21:27; 22:19 cf Sir 24: 32 (DRB)

*Rev 8:2 cf Tob 12:15

*Rev 8:3-4 cf Tob 12:12

Rev 18:2 cf Bar 4:35

Rev 21:18-21 cf Tob 13:16