Definition of Book of revelation
1. Noun. The last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle.
Examples of category: Four Horsemen
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: New Testament
Derivative terms: Apocalyptic, Reveal
Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Of Revelation
Literary usage of Book of revelation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Work and Teachings of the Apostles by Charles Foster Kent (1916)
"I. The Aim of the Book of Revelation. Through the ages the book of Revelation has been the stumbling-block of the realist and the delight of the mystic. ..."
2. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1825)
"... as well as to the book of Revelation. the Epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians, the second Epistle to the Thessalonians, ..."
3. The Bible Hand-book: An Introduction to the Study of Sacred Scripture by Joseph Angus (1873)
"THE EPISTLES AND THE book of revelation* SEO. 1. ON THE STUDY OF THE EPISTLES. 167. In the first fifteen chapters of Acts we have seen the Gospel extend ..."
4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1887)
"WARREN'S book of revelation.!—^n this volume we have an attempt at a popular ... Charles Scribner's Sons, t The Book of Revelation; by ISRAEL P. WARREN, ..."
5. The Canon of the Old and New Testaments Ascertained by Archibald Alexander (1851)
"CANONICAL AUTHORITY OE THE book of revelation. HERMAS gives many indications of having read the Revelation, for he often imitates John's description of the ..."
6. The Messages of the Apocalyptical Writers, the Books of Daniel and by Frank Chamberlin Porter (1905)
"THE book of revelation INTRODUCTION TO THE book of revelation i. The Book as an Apocalypse Does the New Testament apocalypse belong to the class is the book ..."
7. Library Notes by Addison Peale Russell (1875)
"I had taken, when a child," says Crabb Robinson, " a great fancy to the Book of Revelation ; and I have heard that I asked our minister to preach from that ..."