Johannine

adjective
Jo·​han·​nine | \jō-ˈha-ˌnīn, -nən\

Definition of Johannine 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the apostle John or the New Testament books ascribed to him

First Known Use of Johannine

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Johannine

Late Latin Johannes John

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