Heidegger's Bible Handbook: The New Testament in General: Definition of the Books of the NT


1. The Books of the New Testament, simply called ἡ καινὴ Διαθήκη, the New Testament/Covenant, and τὰ τῆς καινῆς Διαθήκης ἅπαντα, All the Books of the New Testament/Covenant, are defined.


The Books of the New Testament, which are called simply ἡ καινὴ Διαθήκη, the New Testament/Covenant, and in other codices τὰ τῆς καινῆς Διαθήκης ἅπαντα, All the Books of the New Testament/Covenant, are those in which as sacred tables, inscribed by the Evangelists and Apostles, the New covenant or Testament, inaugurated by the blood of Christ, and its entire Economy, is contained and described. In Hebrew those books are want to be called תורה חדשא, the new law, and even simply אונגליון, the Evangelium/Gospel, which means טובה בשרה, the good news.

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