New Testament


New Testament
noun
the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible (Freq. 2)
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parable, ↑Ascension, ↑Ascension of Christ, ↑Resurrection, ↑Christ's Resurrection, ↑Resurrection of Christ, ↑Transfiguration, ↑Transfiguration of Jesus, ↑Wise Men, ↑Magi, ↑Armageddon, ↑Mammon, ↑Ananias, ↑Apostle, ↑Andrew, ↑Saint Andrew, ↑St. Andrew, ↑Saint Andrew the Apostle, ↑Balthazar, ↑Balthasar, ↑Caspar, ↑Gaspar, ↑James, ↑Saint James, ↑St. James, ↑Saint James the Apostle, ↑St. James the Apostle, ↑John, ↑Saint John, ↑St. John, ↑Saint John the Apostle, ↑St. John the Apostle, ↑John the Evangelist, ↑John the Divine, ↑John the Baptist, ↑St. John the Baptist, ↑Joseph, ↑Judas, ↑Judas Iscariot, ↑Jude, ↑Saint Jude, ↑St. Jude, ↑Thaddaeus, ↑Luke, ↑Saint Luke, ↑St. Luke, ↑Matthew, ↑Saint Matthew, ↑St. Matthew, ↑Saint Matthew the Apostle, ↑St. Matthew the Apostle, ↑Levi, ↑Melchior, ↑Paul, ↑Saint Paul, ↑St. Paul, ↑Apostle Paul, ↑Paul the Apostle, ↑Apostle of the Gentiles, ↑Saul, ↑Saul of Tarsus, ↑Philemon, ↑Judgment Day, ↑Judgement Day, ↑Day of Judgment, ↑Day of Judgement, ↑Doomsday, ↑Last Judgment, ↑Last Judgement, ↑Last Day, ↑eschaton, ↑day of reckoning, ↑doomsday, ↑crack of doom, ↑end of the world, ↑millennium
Hypernyms: ↑will, ↑testament
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Matthew, ↑Gospel According to Matthew, ↑Mark, ↑Gospel According to Mark, ↑Luke, ↑Gospel of Luke, ↑Gospel According to Luke, ↑John, ↑Gospel According to John, ↑Acts of the Apostles, ↑Acts, ↑Epistle, ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans, ↑Epistle to the Romans, ↑Romans, ↑First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, ↑First Epistle to the Corinthians, ↑I Corinthians, ↑Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, ↑Second Epistle to the Corinthians, ↑II Corinthians, ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians, ↑Epistle to the Galatians, ↑Galatians, ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians, ↑Epistle to the Ephesians, ↑Ephesians, ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians, ↑Epistle to the Philippians, ↑Philippians, ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, ↑Epistle to the Colossians, ↑Colossians, ↑First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, ↑First Epistle to the Thessalonians, ↑I Thessalonians, ↑Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, ↑Second Epistle to the Thessalonians, ↑II Thessalonians, ↑First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, ↑First Epistle to Timothy, ↑I Timothy, ↑Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, ↑Second Epistle to Timothy, ↑II Timothy, ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus, ↑Epistle to Titus, ↑Titus, ↑Epistle to the Hebrews, ↑Hebrews, ↑Epistle of James, ↑James, ↑First Epistle of Peter, ↑I Peter, ↑Second Epistle of Peter, ↑II Peter, ↑First Epistle of John, ↑I John, ↑Second Epistel of John, ↑II John, ↑Third Epistel of John, ↑III John, ↑Epistle of Jude, ↑Jude, ↑Revelation, ↑Revelation of Saint John the Divine, ↑Apocalypse, ↑Book of Revelation, ↑Gospel, ↑Gospels, ↑evangel

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noun
the New Testament
: the second part of the Christian Bible that describes the life of Jesus Christ and the lessons that he taught — compare

OLD TESTAMENT

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the ˌNew ˈTestament [New Testament] noun singular
the second part of the Bible, that describes the life and teachings of Jesus Christ

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • New Testament — • Jesus Christ uses the words new testament as meaning the alliance established by Himself between God and the world, and this is called new as opposed to that of which Moses was the mediator Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. New… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • NEW TESTAMENT — (Gr. ὴ καινὴ διαθήκη), the Christian Holy Scriptures (other than the Hebrew Bible and the Apocrypha). Content The New Testament (NT) is the usual name for a collection of 27 ancient Greek books concerning Jesus of Nazareth and his   earliest… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • New testament — New New (n[=u]), a. [Compar. {Newer} (n[=u] [ e]r); superl. {Newest}.] [OE. OE. newe, AS. niwe, neowe; akin to D. nieuw, OS. niwi, OHG. niuwi, G. neu, Icel. n[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ny, Goth. niujis, Lith. naujas, Russ. novuii, Ir. nua, nuadh, Gael.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • New Testament — n the New Testament the part of the Bible which describes the life of Jesus Christ and what he taught, and the life of the first Christians →↑Gospel, Old Testament ↑Old Testament …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • New Testament — ► NOUN ▪ the second part of the Christian Bible, recording the life and teachings of Christ and his earliest followers …   English terms dictionary

  • New Testament — n. 1. Christian Theol. the promises of God to man that are embodied in the life and teachings of Jesus 2. the part of the Christian Bible that tells of the life and teachings of Jesus and his followers, including the four Gospels, the Acts of the …   English World dictionary

  • New Testament — This article is about part of the Christian Bible. For the theological concept, see New Covenant. Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • New Testament — 1. the collection of the books of the Bible that were produced by the early Christian church, comprising the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Epistles, and the Revelation of St. John the Divine. See table under Bible. 2. the covenant between… …   Universalium

  • New Testament — noun the New Testament the part of the Bible which includes the four Gospels describing the life of Jesus Christ and what he taught compare Old Testament …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • New Testament — The twenty seven books comprising the second part of the Christian Bible, not arranged in the chronological order of writing but roughly according to subject matter: first, the narratives about Jesus, followed by the response to him in the life… …   Dictionary of the Bible