Pastoral Epistle

noun

Definition of Pastoral Epistle

: one of three New Testament letters including two addressed to Timothy and one to Titus that give advice on matters of church government and discipline

First Known Use of Pastoral Epistle

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Pastoral Epistle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pastoral%20Epistle. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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