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Definition of Revelation

Revelation

  1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them.
  2. That which is revealed.
  3. The act of revealing divine truth.
  4. That which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible.
  5. Specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse.

Revelation Quotations

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

Science is the search for truth, that is the effort to understand the world: it involves the rejection of bias, of dogma, of revelation, but not the rejection of morality.
Linus Pauling

What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
Voltaire

For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings.
Otto Frank
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Revelation Translations

revelation in German is Preisgebung, Offenbarung, Offenbarung