Book of Revelation
Revelation Rev`e*la"tion, n. [F. r['e]v['e]lation, L. revelatio. See {Reveal}.] 1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is revealed. [1913 Webster]

3. (Theol.) (a) The act of revealing divine truth. (b) That which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible. [1913 Webster]

By revelation he made known unto me the mystery, as I wrote afore in few words. --Eph. iii. 3. [1913 Webster]

4. Specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the {Apocalypse} or {Book of Revelation} or {The Revelation of Saint John}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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