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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

Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
Richard Dawkins

Democracy is a revelation, but it's complicated. There are elections to hold, politics to create, rights to assert, grievances to settle and institutions to build. To many, it's exhilarating. For others, it can be disappointing when it turns out that democracy doesn't immediately make life better.
Atifete Jahjaga

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

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
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