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New Testament

n.
The second part of the Christian Bible, consisting of the Gospels, Acts, Epistles, and Book of Revelation, which together describe the life and teachings of Jesus, the efforts on the part of Jesus's followers to establish the Christian Church, and a prophetic vision of the Second Coming. See Table at Bible.
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New Testament

n
(Bible) the collection of writings consisting of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, Pauline and other Epistles, and the book of Revelation, composed soon after Christ's death and added to the Jewish writings of the Old Testament to make up the Christian Bible
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New′ Tes′tament


n.
1. the collection of the books of the Christian Bible, comprising the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Epistles, and the Revelation of St. John the Divine.
2. the covenant in which God's dispensation of grace is revealed through Jesus Christ.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and RevelationNew 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
parable - (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message; "the parable of the prodigal son"
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
Gospel According to Matthew, Matthew - one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount
Gospel According to Mark, Mark - the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Gospel According to Luke, Gospel of Luke, Luke - one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life
Gospel According to John, John - the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Acts, Acts of the Apostles - a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
Epistle - a book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans, Epistle to the Romans, Romans - a New Testament book containing an exposition of the doctrines of Saint Paul; written in AD 58
First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, First Epistle to the Corinthians, I Corinthians - a New Testament book containing the first epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Corinth
II Corinthians, Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, Second Epistle to the Corinthians - a New Testament book containing the second epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Corinth
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians, Epistle to the Galatians, Galatians - a New Testament book containing the epistle from Saint Paul to the Galatians
Ephesians, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians, Epistle to the Ephesians - a New Testament book containing the epistle from Saint Paul to the Ephesians which explains the divine plan for the world and the consummation of this in Christ
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians, Epistle to the Philippians, Philippians - a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Philippi in Macedonia
Colossians, Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, Epistle to the Colossians - a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the Colossians in ancient Phrygia
First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, First Epistle to the Thessalonians, I Thessalonians - a New Testament book containing Saint Paul's first epistle to the Thessalonians
II Thessalonians, Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, Second Epistle to the Thessalonians - a New Testament book containing Saint Paul's second epistle to the Thessalonians
First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, First Epistle to Timothy, I Timothy - a New Testament book containing Saint Paul's first epistle to Timothy; contains advice on pastoral matters
II Timothy, Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, Second Epistle to Timothy - a New Testament book containing Saint Paul's second epistle to Timothy; contains advice on pastoral matters
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus, Epistle to Titus, Titus - a New Testament book containing Saint Paul's epistle to Titus; contains advice on pastoral matters
Epistle to the Hebrews, Hebrews - a New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him
Epistle of James, James - a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
First Epistle of Peter, I Peter - the first New Testament book traditionally attributed to Saint Peter the Apostle
II Peter, Second Epistle of Peter - the second New Testament book traditionally attributed to Saint Peter the Apostle
First Epistle of John, I John - the first New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
II John, Second Epistel of John - the second New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
III John, Third Epistel of John - the third New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
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Translations
العَهْد القَديم
Nový zákon
Uusi testamentti
ÚjszövetségÚjtestamentum
testamenti
Nowy Testament
Nový zákon
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New Testament

n the New Testamentil Nuovo Testamento
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testament

(ˈtestəmənt) noun
a written statement especially of what one wants to be done with one's personal property after one dies. This is his last will and testament.
Old Testament, New Testament
the two main parts of the Bible.
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The movement of some current liberal Christians, especially those enamored by liberation theology, to make the Vedic Scriptures of India or other basic religious writings into another Old Testament for the Greek New Testament only underscores the failure of many Christians to understand and accept the truth about Jesus.
Investigation of these materials led Goodspeed and many others to conclude that the Greek New Testament was composed in the "common everyday language of its time." (42) Thus, he wrote, "The Greek of the New Testament is fundamentally the language of its day and this has put New Testament translation in a new day." (43)
El vocabulario que presenta cubre todas las palabras del texto griego de las ediciones del The Greek New Testament y del Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine, sin incluir las notas del aparato critico.
Then one night, after he returned home at four o'clock in the morning, I discovered that my husband possessed not only an acute veneration for the Greek New Testament but for naked women as well.
These confessions are already prevalent in the Greek New Testament. The Gospel of John declares that the Word became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1:1-14); however, Jesus ascends to meet his God and our God (John 20:17).
Rogers III., The New Linguistic and Exegetical Key to the Greek New Testament (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998), p.514.
Nestle's Novum Testamentum Graece, which first appeared in 1898, was a conflation of readings from three other published editions of the Greek New Testament. It gradually became more sophisticated in its inclusion of variant readings, and today in its 27th edition, has become the most widely used Greek text of the New Testament.
For a full portrait of Erasmus, the reader must remember the humanist's biblical scholarship (Latin and Greek New Testament, Annotations, Paraphrases) and dozen patristic editions (Jerome, Augustine, Cyprian, Arnobius, Hilary, Chrysostom, Athanasius, Irenaeus, Ambrose, Gregory Nazianzen, Basil, Origen).
Other publications under development with Anastasia include the Greek New Testament, the Parliamentary Rolls of Medieval England, and the Variorum edition of Pound's Cantos.
It is of some significance that the Institut fur Neutestamentliche Textforschung (whose members do not invariably agree with the principles and practices of the International Greek New Testament Project) concur with the practice here followed, and have published all papyrus manuscripts of the parts of the New Testament treated in the volumes of Das Neue Testament auf Papyrus published to date (Berlin 1986, 1989, 1994; ongoing).
Elzevir or ElsevierOf, relating to, or being books or editions, especially of the Greek New Testament and the classics, printed, published, and sold by the Elzevir family at Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, or Leiden from roughly 1587 to 1681.
Isaiah Thomas, printer and publisher of Worcester, Mass., issued the first Greek New Testament printed in the U.S.