Definition of St. John the Apostle
1. Noun. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation.
Category relationships: New Testament
Generic synonyms: Apostle, Evangelist, Saint
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Literary usage of St. John the Apostle
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1. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1885)
"THE EPISTLE OF IGNATIUS TO St. John the Apostle. Ignatius, and the brethren who are with him, to John the holy presbyter. WE are deeply grieved at thy delay ..."
2. History of the Church by Johannes Baptist Alzog, Francis Joseph Pabisch, Thomas Sebastian Byrne (1912)
"... conducted her into their midst and offered her to any one of them who wished to marry her.1 § 60. St. John the Apostle. His Conflicts with the Heretics. ..."