Definition of Testaments
1. Noun. (plural of testament) ¹
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Definition of Testaments
1. testament [n] - See also: testament
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Literary usage of Testaments
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1. Narrative of a Voyage, in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste, to the Yellow Sea by John M'Leod (1818)
"Old and New testaments, Apocrypha, and Psalms 21. Old and New testaments, ... Old and New testaments, and Apocrypha - 8 00 50. Old and New testaments, ..."
2. A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1874)
"Civil testaments are more ancient than military ones; the former were in use during the time of Romulus, the latter were introduced during the time of ..."
3. An Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to S. Matthew by Alfred Plummer (1910)
"In the notes will be found frequent quotations from the testaments, ... Either the Gospel has been influenced by the testaments, or the latter has been ..."
4. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1825)
"I. The writers of the Old and New testaments had a perfect knowledge of the subjects they relate ; and their moral character, though rigidly tried, ..."
5. The Civil Law in Spain and Spanish-America: Including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and by Clifford Stevens Walton, Spain (1900)
"Open and secret testaments, executed in accordance with the provisions of this section, ... Spaniards may make testaments out of the national territory, ..."
6. Literature of Theology: A Classified Bibliography of Theological and General by John Fletcher Hurst (1896)
"Connection of Old and New testaments. ALEXANDER, WILLIAM LINDSAY, DD The Connexion ... An Effort to Connect more Closely the testaments; to which is added a ..."
7. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"In this view, they will not prevent the promises of the Old and New Testament from remaining the same, and the promises of both testaments from having in ..."
8. Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence as Administered in England and America by Joseph Story (1918)
"—WILLS AND testaments § l424. Wills and testaments. — In the next place let us pass to the consideration of express trusts of real and personal property ..."