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Testament

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Definition of the noun testament

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noun - plural:

  • testament: testaments
  • Testament: Testaments

  1. a profession of belief
    • example: he stated his political testament
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic words: credo / creed = any system of principles or beliefs
  2. a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
    • domain: jurisprudence / law
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of testament: will
    • more generic terms: instrument / legal document / legal instrument / official document = a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
    • more specific terms:
      • Old Testament = the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
      • New Testament = the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death
      • devise = a will disposing of real property
    • part: codicil = a supplement to a will
  3. strong evidence for something
    • example: his easy victory was a testament to his skill
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic words: testimonial / testimony = something that serves as evidence
  4. either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible

Alternative definition of the noun testament

noun

  1. [legal] A solemn, authentic instrument in writing, by which a person declares his or her will as to disposal of his or her inheritance (estate and effects) after his or her death, benefiting specified heir(s).
  2. One of the two distinct revelations of the Judeo-Christian God's purposes toward man; a covenant; also, one of the two general divisions of the canonical books of the Biblical Scriptures, in which the covenants are respectively revealed: the Old Testament and the New Testament; -- often limited, in colloquial language, to the latter.
  3. A tangible proof or tribute.
  4. A credo, expression of conviction

Group

Testament is an American heavy metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, they are often credited as one of the most popular bands of the 1980s thrash metal scene.

Person

Who is Testament?

Testament a.k.a. Ron Carroll is an American DJ, singer, songwriter and producer. He is primarily known in the house music circuit. Carroll has worked with many of house's most famous producers, including E-Smoove, Maurice Joshua and Bob Sinclar. He has also produced, usually with partner Spero Pagos, for other vocalists or his own songs.

Music

  1. "Testament" is a song written and performed by British recording artist Matt Fishel. It is a fast punk rock song that also incorporates elements of the more melodic pop punk. The song was released as a single on 28 May 2012, and appears on Fishel's 2013 debut album Not Thinking Straight.
  2. "Testament" is a musical album of Nordvargr.
    • also known as The Final Testament
    • released in (12 years ago)
  3. "Testament" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  4. "Testament" is a composition.
  5. "Testament" is a musical album of Pagail.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  6. "Testament" is a musical album of Bernard Dimey.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  7. "Testament" is a composition.
  8. "Testament" is a musical album of John Lee Hooker.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  9. "Testament" is a musical album of Tonna Brix.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  10. "Testament" is a musical album of Metsakutsu.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  11. "Testament" is a musical single of Final Cut.
    • released in (23 years ago)
  12. "Testament" is a musical album of Nostradamus.

Writings

  1. "Testament" a.k.a. "Zapovit" is a famous poem by Taras Shevchenko that has been translated into more than 60 languages and set to music in the 1870s by H. Hladky. The poem enjoys a status second only to Ukraine’s national anthem.
  2. "Testament" a.k.a. "Adiata" is a written work.
  3. "Testament" is an award-nominated book by David Morrell & Valerie J. Freireich.
    • genre: Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1995
    • award: - Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel nomination for Valerie J. Freireich

Films

  1. "Testament" is a drama film based on The Last Testament by Carol Amen, directed by Lynne Littman and written by John Sacret Young. The film tells the story of how one small suburban town near the San Francisco Bay Area slowly falls apart after a nuclear war destroys outside civilization.
  2. "Testament" is a 1988 film written and directed by John Akomfrah.
  3. "Testament" is a 1975 drama film written and directed by Milos 'Misa' Radivojevic.

Game

"Testament" is a 1996 video game by Insanity. It is a horror First-person shooter.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • genres: First-person Shooter, Horror
  • released in (19 years ago)

Business

Testament is a record label.

Miscellanea

  1. Testament was an American comic book series written by Douglas Rushkoff with art and covers by Liam Sharp. It was published from February 2006 to March 2008 under DC Comics' Vertigo imprint.
  2. Testament is a canonical version, musical recording.

Phrases with Testament

  1. new testament
  2. old testament

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Testament

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Google previewAn Introduction to the New Testament (2012)

History, Literature, Theology by M. Eugene Boring

The New Testament is the church's book in the sense that it has been written, selected, edited, transmitted, translated, and interpreted by the Christian community.

Google previewMethods of Bible Study (2016)

by W.H. Griffith Thomas

The Old Testament is the product of one country, stretching over a long period of time. The New Testament is the product of...

The Old Testament is a revelation of outward forms developing inward principles. The New is a revelation of inward ...

Google previewThe Parker Society for the Publication of the Works of the Fathers and Early Writers of the Reformed English Church (1842)

Publications

The new testament is a bequest of eternal and heavenly inheritance through Christ unto all men, both Jews and Gentiles. Or otherwise, the old testament is the axe set to the root of the trees, the law which causeth anger; that is, the preaching ...

Google previewGod's Kitchen (2013)

Theology you can eat and drink by Michael Bull

The Old Testament is a violent, bloody book, but the more we modern Christians neglect it, the more our gospel loses its teeth. This little book will call you out, cut you up, lift you up, and set you on fire.

Google previewThe Works of Roger Hutchinson ... (1842)

by Roger Hutchinson

The new testament is a bequest of eternal and heavenly inheritance through Christ unto all men, both Jews and Gentiles. Or otherwise, the old testament is the axe set to the root of the trees, the law which causeth anger; that is, the preaching ...

Google previewThe Works of Roger Hutchinson (1842)

by John Bruce

The new testament is a bequest of eternal and heavenly inheritance through Christ unto all men, both Jews and Gentiles. Or otherwise, the old testament is the axe set to the root of the trees, the law which causeth anger; that is, the preaching ...

Google previewDictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters (2007)

by Donald K. McKim

The word testament is a short summary of all God's grace fulfilled in Christ. Testament or...

Google previewTheological Propaedeutic (2007)

A General Introduction to the Study of Theology by Philip Schaff

The Old Testament is the preparation for the New, the New is the fulfillment of the Old. Judaism is the cradle of Christianity, and points prophetically and typically to it as its proper meaning and end. The Old Testament is the dispensation of the ...

Google previewThe People's New Testament Commentary (2010)

by M. Eugene Boring, Fred B. Craddock

The New Testament is the church's book in the sense that it was written, selected, edited, transmitted, translated, and interpreted by the Christian community. a. Written by the Church The New Testament is the church's book in the sense that it ...

Google previewWiersbe's Expository Outlines on the Old Testament (1993)

by Warren W. Wiersbe

Name The word "testament" means "covenant," referring to an agreement between men or between God and men. As far as the Bible is concerned, the Old Testament is the record of the old covenant, the covenant God made with the Jews at ...

Google previewRecord of Christian Work (1903)

by Alexander McConnell, William Revell Moody, Arthur Percy Fitt

The Old Testament is the product of one country, stretching over a long period of time. The New Testament is the product...

The Old Testament is a preparation of Christ for the Church, and the Church for Christ. The New is a revelation of Christ ...

Google previewThe Articles of Faith of the Holy Evangelical Church (1754)

According to the Word of God and the Ausburg Confession by Petrus Sachariae Nakskow, Godfried Muller, Schleydorn

The Old Testament is that Part of the Bible, containing the Books that were wrote before the Birth of Christ, called the Time of Promise, or the Time under the Law ; of which Books Genesis is the first, and the Prophet Malachi the last. The New ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the Old Testament, Volume XI (2015)

by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren, Heinz-Josef Fabry

Annales archéologiques Arabes Syriennes, Damascus Atti dell'Academia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rendiconti, Rome Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research, New Haven, Ann Arbor, Philadelphia Ägypten und Altes Testament.

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Quotes about Testament

If you followed the Manu,
The Hindus Old Testament,
You would be a criminal.
If you followed the Geetha,
The Hindu’s New testament,
You would be held insane.
The scriptures are meant to read
And preach to earn an image.
20.03.2009 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of T1E1S1T1A1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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