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Old Testament

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOld TestamentˌOld ˈTestament noun 🔊 🔊 the Old Testament
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Old TestamentSome of these patriarchs grow magnificent beards and moustaches, the whole effect giving them the appearance of an Old Testament prophet.It is like some Old Testament parable; these questions were raised five thousand years ago and we still raise them today.Children in primary school are often told stories from the Old Testament.Nowhere else does this phrase occur in the Old Testament except in 12.1.Many pages of the New Testament contain quotations or allusions to the Old Testament.The Old Testament however is not just a clinical analysis of poverty.In accordance with Old Testament practice, it did so by anointing with oil.
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