Old Testament

noun

: the first part of the Christian Bible containing the books of the Jewish canon of Scripture see Bible Table

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Old Testament was in the 14th century

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“Old Testament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Testament. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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Old Testament

noun
: the first of the two chief divisions of the Christian Bible see bible

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