Revelation of Saint John the Divine

noun
the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
Derivationally related forms: ↑apocalyptic (for: ↑Apocalypse), ↑reveal (for: ↑Revelation)
Members of this Topic: ↑Four Horsemen
Instance Hypernyms: ↑book
Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament

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  • John the Evangelist — noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation • Syn: ↑John, ↑Saint John, ↑St. John, ↑Saint John the Apostle, ↑St. John the Apostle, ↑John the Divine …   Useful english dictionary

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  • St. John the Apostle — noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation • Syn: ↑John, ↑Saint John, ↑St. John, ↑Saint John the Apostle, ↑John the Evangelist, ↑John the Divine …   Useful english dictionary

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