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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.

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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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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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
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

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.
References in classic literature ?
the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church resolved that: "slavery is recognized in both the Old and the New Testaments, and is not condemned by the authority of God.
The Bible itself was not much known to me at an age when most children have been obliged to read it several times over; the gospels were indeed familiar, and they have always been to me the supreme human story; but the rest of the New Testament I had not read when a man grown, and only passages of the Old Testament, like the story of the Creation, and the story of Joseph, and the poems of Job and Ecclesiastes, with occasional Psalms.
He himself translated the New Testament, and others helped him with the Old Testament, and so for the first time the people of England had the whole Bible in their own tongue.
Tyndale's New Testament and other translations of the Bible.
Alexey Alexandrovitch looked idly about at the endless familiar portraits which adorned the room, and sitting down to the table, he opened a New Testament lying upon it.
Thou shalt be rich'; and there are a good many curious things said in the New Testament about rich men that I think would make me feel rather queer if I was one of them.
which," he said, "let the word charity have what construction it would, it sufficiently appeared to be from the whole tenor of the New Testament.
She begins the day by the fireside with the New Testament in her hands, an old volume with its loose pages beautifully refixed, and its covers sewn and resewn by her, so that you would say it can never fall to pieces.
Wilson, who proposed to keep a Sabbath school for the instruction of such slaves as might be disposed to learn to read the New Testament.
Look at the passages which I have marked for you in the New Testament.
for his unchristian spirit, but he merely explained that there was nothing about Chinamen in the New Testament, and strode away to wreak his displeasure upon his dog, which also, I suppose, the inspired scribes had overlooked.
Read the New Testament, and observe what Christ says, and how He acts; make His word your rule, and His conduct your example.