Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jehovah + 's + witness + -es; name adopted in 1931 and inspired by the Bible verse of Isaiah 43:10 "You are my witnesses."

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Jehovah's Witnesses

  1. A monotheistic and nontrinitarian Restoration Christian denomination founded by Charles Taze Russell in 1879 as a small Bible study group. Originally known as International Bible Students or Bible Students.
  2. plural form of Jehovah's Witness

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