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homologumena

[hoh-moh-luh-goo-muh-nuh, -gyoo-]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the books in the New Testament generally held as authoritative and canonical by the early church.
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Also ho·mo·lo·gou·me·na [hoh-moh-luh-goo-muh-nuh] /ˌhoʊ moʊ ləˈgu mə nə/.
Compare antilegomena.

Origin of homologumena

< Greek homologoûmena, neuter plural passive present participle of homologeîn to agree to, allow; see homologous
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Historical Examples of homologoumena

  • They were thus contrasted with the Homologoumena, or universally acknowledged writings.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2

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  • Homologoumena, name given to the books of the New Testament accepted as canonical.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood