New Testament


noun

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.

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  • And yet Paul and other New-Testament writers laud the act as being one of great merit and a proof of his faith.

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British Dictionary definitions for New Testament

New Testament

noun

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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Cultural definitions for New Testament

New Testament

The second part of the Christian Bible (see also 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.

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