New Testament: Meaning and Definition of

New' Tes'tament

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. 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. See table under
  2. the covenant between God and humans in which the dispensation of grace is revealed through Jesus Christ.
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