Acts of the Apostles

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Acts of the Apostles

 (ăkts)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
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Acts of the Apostles

n
(Bible) the fifth book of the New Testament, describing the development of the early Church from Christ's ascension into heaven to Paul's sojourn at Rome. Often shortened to: Acts
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Acts′ of the Apos′tles


n.
a book of the New Testament. Also called Acts.
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Noun1.Acts of the Apostles - a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at RomeActs of the Apostles - a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
New Testament - 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
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Translations
Apostelgeschichte
Apostolien teot

Acts of the Apostles

n (Bible) the Acts of the Apostlesgli Atti degli Apostoli
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References in periodicals archive ?
Today's text illustrates well the old observation that the true title of the book should be "The Acts of the Holy Spirit," as the Spirit blocks Paul's work in Asia and Bithynia (16:6f.) in order to open hearts in Macedonia (v.
Nancy Clemmons, SNJM, Santa Calif., quotes from the alleged imaginary "Acts of the Holy Spirit":
Some interpreters call the second volume "The Acts of the Holy Spirit." But the human agents are also real in the story.