Newseem to have been adopted after c.AD 200 to distinguish the books of the Mosaic covenant and those of the
newcovenant in Christ. New Testament writers, however, simply call the Old Testament the
Sections in this article:
- The Books of the Old Testament
- Versions of the Old Testament
- Chronology and Authorship
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