Definition of testament :
1. A solemn, authentic instrument in writing, by which a person declares his will as to disposal of his estate and effects after his death.
2. One of the two distinct revelations of God's purposes toward man; a covenant; also, one of the two general divisions of the canonical books of the sacred Scriptures, in which the covenants are respectively revealed; as, the Old Testament; the New Testament; -- often limited, in colloquial language, to the latter.
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- Do we find something else, some other condition of mind, when we come to study carefully the Old Testament? - "Our Unitarian Gospel", Minot Savage.
- The Collect speaks of these as two different things; and I believe rightly, for the New Testament speaks of them as two different things. - "The Good News of God", Charles Kingsley.
- Our Dean is particularly strong on Old Testament history. - "The Red Hand of Ulster", George A. Birmingham.