Book of Revelation

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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Book of Revelation — Revelation Rev e*la tion, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]lation, L. revelatio. See {Reveal}.] 1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is revealed. [1913 Webster] 3. (Theol.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Book of Revelation — For other uses, see Book of Revelation (disambiguation). Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Revelation (disambiguation) — Book of Revelation can refer to:* Book of Revelation , the last book of the New Testament in the Bible * The Book of Revelation , a novel by Rupert Thomson * The Book of Revelation , a 2006 film based on the novel by Rupert Thomson * The Early… …   Wikipedia

  • Yazidi Book of Revelation — The Yazidi Book of Revelation (Kitêba Cilwe in Kurdish) and the Yazidi Black Book ( Mishefa Reş in Kurdish) are the two principal holy books of the Yazidi [ [Esposito, John L., ed. The Oxford encyclopedia of the modern Islamic world. New York:… …   Wikipedia

  • The Book of Revelation (film) — Infobox Film name = The Book of Revelation image size = caption = director = Ana Kokkinos producer = Al Clark writer = Rupert Thomson (novel) Ana Kokkinos Andrew Bovell narrator = starring = Tom Long Greta Scacchi Colin Friels music = Cezary… …   Wikipedia

  • The Book of Revelation (novel) — The Book of Revelation is a novel by UK author Rupert Thomson. The book was published in 2000 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and has 264 pages. The novel was unique for its detailed descriptions of a non statutory female on male rape.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Revelation (disambiguation) — Revelation or revelations may refer to: * A revelation as a communication from the divine * Revelation as in prophecyReligious Texts* The Book of Revelation in the BibleLiterature, drama, and fiction* Revelation (Carol Berg novel), a novel by… …   Wikipedia

  • revelation — revelation, vision, apocalypse, prophecy are comparable when they mean disclosure or something disclosed by or as if by divine or preternatural means. Revelation is often specifically applied to the religious ideas transmitted by writers of books …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Revelation — Rev e*la tion, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]lation, L. revelatio. See {Reveal}.] 1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is revealed. [1913 Webster] 3. (Theol.) (a) The act… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revelation, Book of — • The name given to the last book in the Bible, also called the Book of Revelation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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