the New Testament Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the New Testamentnoun [S]

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the second of the two ​mainparts of the ​ChristianBible, ​containing the ​books written after the ​birth of ​JesusChrist: the New Testament ​reading
(Definition of the New Testament from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the New Testament”
in Arabic العَهد الجَديد…
in Korean 신약…
in Portuguese o Novo Testamento…
in Catalan el Nou Testament…
in Japanese 新約聖書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 《圣经‧新约》…
in Turkish Yeni Ahit, İncil, Hz. İsa'nın doğumundan sonra yazılan İncil'in bir bölümü…
in Russian Новый завет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 《聖經.新約》…
in Italian il Nuovo Testamento…
in Polish Nowy Testament…
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