What is testament?

  • (noun): Either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible.
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Friedrich Wilhelm Carl Umbreit
... In 1820 he became an associate professor of Old Testament studies and Oriental philology at the University of Heidelberg, where in 1823 he received the title of professor ... In 1829 he attained the chair of Old Testament studies at Heidelberg. 4-volume exegetical work on the prophets of the Old Testament titled Praktischer Commentar über die Propheten des alten Bundes (1841-46) ...
The Gathering (Testament Album) - Release
... After release Testament embarked on the "Riding the Snake" world tour to promote the album with "touring" lead guitarist Steve Smyth (ex-Vicious Rumors) and (ex-Sadus) drummer Jon Allen ... It is also the first of five reissues that Testament has done with Prosthetic Records ... for "The Gathering" was done by Dave McKean who also did the cover art for the two prior Testament studio albums Demonic (1997) and Low (1994) ...
... Testament can refer to Old Testament, the large, first section of the holy scriptures of Christianity, incorporating the Jewish Scriptures (the Tanakh) New Testament, the smaller, final section of ...
Testaments Of The Three Patriarchs
... The Testaments of the Three Patriarchs is another name for the collection formed by the following three apocryphal works of the Hebrew Scriptures ...
David H. Stern - Bibliography - Books
... Sea 1998, ISBN 0-911449-06-X Restoring the Jewishness of the Gospel – Jewish New Testament Publications, Jerusalem, 1988, ISBN 965-359-001-4 Messianic ...

More definitions of "testament":

  • (noun): A profession of belief.
    Example: "He stated his political testament"
  • (noun): Strong evidence for something.
    Example: "His easy victory was a testament to his skill"
  • (noun): A legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die.
    Synonyms: will

Famous quotes containing the word testament:

    And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
    —Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 8:1.

    Touch me not.
    —Bible: New Testament Jesus, in John, 20:17.

    Spoken to Mary Magdalene, after Jesus has risen from the dead and made himself known to her. The words are best known in the Latin form in which they appear in the Vulgate: Noli me tangere.

    The labourer is worthy of his hire.
    —Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Luke, 10:7.

    Instructing his disciples to accept any hospitality offered to them.