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New Testament

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.
the covenant between God and humans in which the dispensation of grace is revealed through Jesus Christ. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There is no effacing that conception from the New Testament.

    Understanding the Scriptures Francis McConnell
  • This is the reason why in later times the New Testament was written in Greek.

    Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • The sentence itself suggests the mould for the New Testament narrative.

    Cyropaedia Xenophon
  • Well—the New Testament, I think, if it's all the same to you.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • It must be that I am possessed by devils—like the people in the New Testament.

    The Market-Place Harold Frederic
British Dictionary definitions for New Testament

New Testament

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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New Testament in Culture

New Testament definition

The second part of the Christian Bible. Christians believe that it records a “new covenant,” or “new testament,” that fulfills and completes God's “old covenant” with the Hebrews, described in the Old Testament.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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