Apostles' Creed

noun

: a Christian statement of belief ascribed to the Twelve Apostles and used especially in public worship

Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Apostles' Creed was in 1602

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“Apostles' Creed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Apostles%27%20Creed. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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