HyperDic: saint_john_the_apostle

English > 1 sense of the expression Saint John the Apostle:
NOUNperson Saint John the Apostle, John, Saint John, St. John, St. John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, John the Divine(New Testament) disciple of Jesus
English > Saint John the Apostle: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation.
SynonymsJohn, Saint John, St. John, St. John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, John the Divine
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Instance ofApostle(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
Evangelist(when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
SpanishJohn, San Juan
CatalanJohn, Sant Joan

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