HyperDic: epistle

English > 2 senses of the word epistle / Epistle:
NOUNcommunicationepistlea specially long, formal letter
communicationEpistlea book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle
epistle / Epistle > pronunciation
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English > epistle: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA specially long, formal letter.
Broaderletter, missiveA written message addressed to a person or organization
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Adjectivesepistolarywritten in the form of or carried on by letters or correspondence
English > Epistle: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle.
InstancesEpistle of James, JamesA New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
Epistle of Jude, JudeA New Testament book attributed to Saint Jude
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon, Epistle to Philemon, PhilemonA New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus, Epistle to Titus, TitusA New Testament book containing Saint Paul's epistle to Titus
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, Epistle to the Colossians, ColossiansA New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the Colossians in ancient Phrygia
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians, Epistle to the Ephesians, EphesiansA New Testament book containing the epistle from Saint Paul to the Ephesians which explains the divine plan for the world and the consummation of this in Christ
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians, Epistle to the Galatians, GalatiansA New Testament book containing the epistle from Saint Paul to the Galatians
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians, Epistle to the Philippians, PhilippiansA New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church / church at Philippi in Macedonia
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans, Epistle to the Romans, RomansA New Testament book containing an exposition of the doctrines of Saint Paul
Epistle to the Hebrews, HebrewsA New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him
First Epistle of John, I JohnThe first New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, First Epistle to Timothy, I TimothyA New Testament book containing Saint Paul's first epistle to Timothy
First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, First Epistle to the Corinthians, I CorinthiansA New Testament book containing the first epistle from Saint Paul to the church / church at Corinth
First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, First Epistle to the Thessalonians, I ThessaloniansA New Testament book containing Saint Paul's first epistle to the Thessalonians
First Epistle of Peter, I PeterThe first New Testament book traditionally attributed to Saint Peter the Apostle
Second Epistel of John, II JohnThe second New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy, Second Epistle to Timothy, II TimothyA New Testament book containing Saint Paul's second epistle to Timothy
Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, Second Epistle to the Corinthians, II CorinthiansA New Testament book containing the second epistle from Saint Paul to the church / church at Corinth
Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, Second Epistle to the Thessalonians, II ThessaloniansA New Testament book containing Saint Paul's second epistle to the Thessalonians
Second Epistle of Peter, II PeterThe second New Testament book traditionally attributed to Saint Peter the Apostle
Third Epistel of John, III JohnThe third New Testament epistle traditionally attributed to Saint John the Apostle
Part ofNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
BroaderbookA major division of a long written composition
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