Bel and the Dragon  

The narrative of Bel and the Dragon is incorporated as chapter 14 of the extended Book of Daniel.

The text exists only in Greek (while the oldest copies of the Book of Daniel are entirely in Hebrew and Aramaic). The original Septuagint text survives in a single manuscript, Codex Chisianus.

Both chapters 13 and 14 are considered deuterocanonical: it was rejected by Rabbinic Judaism, and while it is viewed as canonical by both Catholic and Orthodox Christians, it is considered apocryphal by Protestants and typically not found in modern Protestant Bibles.
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Apocrypha 1885
In 1885 AD, 14 Gospels/Texts were designated as Apocrypha (doubtful) and removed from the Old Testament Bible (King James KJV). The Bible was reduced from 80 books to the current 66 books. This was 1852-years AFTER Jesus departed or 1488-years AFTER the Christian bible was finalised (canonised) read more
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earlyjewishwritings.com/bel.html
wesley.nnu.edu/sermons-essays-books/noncanonical-literature/noncanonical-literature-ot-apocrypha/bel-and-the-dragon/
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