Acts of the Apostles
noun plural but singular in construction see Acts

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Acts of the Apostles — • The fifth book of the New Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Acts of the Apostles     Acts of the Apostles     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Acts of the Apostles — The Acts of the Apostles is a book of the Bible, which now stands fifth in the New Testament. It is commonly referred to as simply Acts. The title Acts of the Apostles (Greek, Praxeis Apostolon ) was first used by Irenaeus in the late second… …   Wikipedia

  • Acts of the Apostles —    The title now given to the fifth and last of the historical books of the New Testament. The author styles it a treatise (1:1). It was early called The Acts, The Gospel of the Holy Ghost, and The Gospel of the Resurrection. It contains properly …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Acts of the Apostles — Acts′ of the Apos′tles n. bib a book of the New Testament. Also called Acts …   From formal English to slang

  • Acts of the Apostles — The fifth book of the NT. Without the Acts it would be impossible to write an account of the Christian Church of the first generation. With it, historians have interesting problems on their hands because of the apparent discrepancies both with… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Acts of the Apostles — noun a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ s Ascension to Paul s sojourn at Rome • Syn: ↑Acts • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament * * * a book of the New Testament. Also called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acts of the Apostles — noun A book in the New Testament of the Bible, also known as Acts …   Wiktionary

  • Acts of the Apostles — a book of the New Testament. Also called Acts. * * * …   Universalium

  • ACTS OF THE APOSTLES —    a narrative account in the New Testament of the founding of the Christian Church chiefly through the ministry of Peter and Paul, written by Luke, commencing with the year 33, and concluding with the imprisonment of Paul in Rome in 62 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Acts of the Apostles — plural noun Bible (construed as singular) the fifth book in the New Testament Also, Acts …   Australian English dictionary

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