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From inter- +‎ testamental, in reference to the Old and New Testament.


intertestamental (not comparable)

  1. (Christianity) Pertaining to the time between the writing of Malachi and the writing of the New Testament, roughly the last four centuries BCE and first half of the first century.
    • 2001, H. H. Drake Williams, III, The Wisdom of the Wise: The Presence and Function of Scripture within 1 Cor. 1:18–3:23, page 15
      While no full length study has been pursued on the intertestamental influence upon I Cor. 1:18–3:23, a number of scholars find similarity between intertestamental literature and different sections of this passage.

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