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Definition of Testament

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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Testament Translations

testament in Dutch is verbond, uiterste wil, testament
testament in French is testament
testament in Swedish is testamente