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the New Testament

noun [S] uk   us  
the second of the two main parts of the Christian Bible, containing the books written after the birth of Jesus Christ: the New Testament reading
Translations of “the New Testament”
in Korean 신약…
in Arabic العَهد الجَديد…
in Portuguese o Novo Testamento…
in Catalan el Nou Testament…
in Japanese 新約聖書…
in Italian il Nuovo Testamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 《聖經.新約》…
in Russian Новый завет…
in Turkish Yeni Ahit, İncil, Hz. İsa'nın doğumundan sonra yazılan İncil'in bir bölümü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 《圣经‧新约》…
in Polish Nowy Testament…
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