Definition of the Old Testament noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Old Testament

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[singular] Religious texts
 
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the first part of the Bible, that tells the history of the Jews, their beliefs and their relationship with God before the birth of Christ compare New Testament See related entries: Religious texts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the Old Testament