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see New TestamentNew Testament,
the distinctively Christian portion of the Bible, consisting of 27 books of varying lengths dating from the earliest Christian period. The seven epistles whose authorship by St. Paul is undisputed were written c.A.D. 50–A.D.
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; Old TestamentOld Testament,
Christian name for the Hebrew Bible, which serves as the first division of the Christian Bible (see New Testament). The designations "Old" and "New" seem to have been adopted after c.A.D.
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in law, document expressing the wishes of a person (known as a testator) concerning the disposition of her property after her death. If a person dies intestate, i.e.
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1. Law a will setting out the disposition of personal property (esp in the phrase last will and testament)
a. a covenant instituted between God and man, esp the covenant of Moses or that instituted by Christ
b. a copy of either the Old or the New Testament, or of the complete Bible


1. either of the two main parts of the Bible; the Old Testament or the New Testament
2. the New Testament as distinct from the Old
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El ocaso del caminante es ya inminente, a juzgar por su testamental Epistolario (testamento) con este monastico amigo gemelo del alma: "Mi espiritu es una Llama de amor vivo", escribe Fernando en su sazon espiritual, parodiando ni mas ni menos que a san Juan de la Cruz ...
This is evidenced in ideas of care for poor being incorporated in both testamental teachings (Dt.
Funciono como un mecanismo de sumision al prometer a los esclavos su libertad al cabo de un tiempo de buen servicio y generalmente por via testamental.
Now this unusual, stylish building is well cared for and structurally well preserved by the testamental legacies of the Polish first generation.
Tommy presented his new Testamental show to fans and revealed that the idea for the 36 hours came from the Easter story.