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Definition of Epistle


  1. A writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; a letter; -- applied usually to formal, didactic, or elegant letters.
  2. One of the letters in the New Testament which were addressed to their Christian brethren by Apostles.
  3. To write; to communicate in a letter or by writing.

Epistle Quotations

The Epistle is a correction of profession without life, and most valuable in this respect.
John Nelson Darby

The Epistle to the Romans is an extremely important synthesis of the whole theology of St. Paul.
Hans Kung

This Epistle, is therefore a legacy to the Christians of all ages.
John Strachan

In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness, to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel, which he had so faithfully preached.
John Strachan
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Epistle Translations

epistle in Dutch is epistel, brief, zendbrief
epistle in German is Sendschreiben
epistle in Latin is epistula, litterae, epistola
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