Lord's Prayer
noun Date: circa 1549 the prayer with variant versions in Matthew and Luke that according to the Lucan account Christ taught his disciples

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  • Lord's Prayer — • Although the Latin term oratio dominica is of early date, the phrase Lord s Prayer does not seem to have been generally familiar in England before the Reformation. During the Middle Ages the Our Father was always said in Latin, even by the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lord's Prayer — n the Lord s Prayer the most important prayer of the Christian religion …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lord's Prayer — Lord s′ Prayer′ [[t]prɛər[/t]] n. rel the, the prayer given by Jesus to His disciples, beginning with the words Our Father. Matt. 6:9–13; Luke 11:2–4 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lord's Prayer — n. the prayer beginning Our Father, which Jesus taught his disciples: Matt. 6:9 13 …   English World dictionary

  • Lord's Prayer — For alternative meanings, see: Lord s Prayer (disambiguation), Our Father (disambiguation), and Pater Noster (disambiguation). The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch The Lord s Prayer (also called the Pater Noster[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Lord's Prayer — the /prair/ the prayer given by Jesus to His disciples, and beginning with the words Our Father. Matt. 6:9 13; Luke 11:2 4. [1540 50] * * * Prayer taught by Jesus to his disciples and used by all Christians as the basic prayer in common worship.… …   Universalium

  • Lord's Prayer — noun the prayer that Christ gave his disciples in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:9 13) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prayer • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Paternoster • Part Holonyms: ↑Sermon on the Mount * * * the /prair/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord's Prayer —    The name given to the only form of prayer Christ taught his disciples (Matt. 6:9 13). The closing doxology of the prayer is omitted by Luke (11:2 4), also in the R.V. of Matt. 6:13. This prayer contains no allusion to the atonement of Christ,… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Lord's Prayer — N PROPER: the N The Lord s Prayer is a Christian prayer that was originally taught by Jesus Christ to his followers …   English dictionary

  • Lord's Prayer — noun the Lord s Prayer the most important prayer of the Christian religion …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lord's Prayer — Name of the prayer given by Jesus to his disciples at their request (Matt. 6:9–13, and in a slightly different and shorter version, Luke 11:2–4). It is an essentially Jewish prayer, without specific Christian content, and each clause has… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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