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noun (used with a singular verb)
either of two books of the New Testament, 1 Corinthians or 2 Corinthians, written by Paul. Abbreviation: 1 Cor., 2 Cor.
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Words nearby Corinthians
coriander, Corigliano, coring, Corinth, Corinthian, Corinthians, Coriolanus, Coriolis effect, Coriolis force, corious, corita
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How to use Corinthians in a sentence
The idea being, that by thus acting, both the Corinthians and Paul were improving their own ecclesiastical condition.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Suddenly my irrational complaint was silenced as certain words of Saint Paul to the Corinthians reverberated in my mind.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
In his Epistle to the Corinthians he answered their false views of marriage.
The thanksgiving ends appropriately with a cheerful word about the Corinthians.
To begin with, his motive in so expressing himself was quite pure: he had no thought of commending himself to the Corinthians.
British Dictionary definitions for Corinthians
/ (kəˈrɪnθɪənz) /
(functioning as singular) either of two books of the New Testament (in full The First and Second Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians)
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