One of the two distinct revelations of God's purposes toward man; a covenant; also, one of the two general divisions of the canonical books of the sacred Scriptures, in which the covenants are respectively revealed; as, the Old Testament; the New Testament; -- often limited, in colloquial language, to the latter.
A sacred covenant or promise, as in the Old or New Testaments. "But their minds were hardened. For until this day the same veil remains unlifted in the reading of the Old Testament, because the veil is taken away in Christ" (2 Cor. 3:14).
Term for an agreement between two (or more) parties, such as a "last will and testament." In Jewish tradition, the covenant concept played an important role, and was translated as "testament," especially in Christian references to the scriptures of the "old covenant" ( OT) and the "new" ( NT).
Commonly used in the phrase "last will and testament" and generally considered synonymous with "will." Technically speaking, it is a document providing for the disposition of one's personal property upon his death.
A written disposition of property to take effect after the maker's death. It is used interchangeably with the term "will," but the strict definition is that of a will of personal property only, not real estate.
a voluntary act and deed of a single person, duly executed and witnessed, bestowing legacies on such legatees as are described and characterized by the testator, and which can only take effect upon his death
Testament (formerly Legacy) is an American thrash metal band from California. Being one of the most influential American thrash metal bands, they were perhaps the most popular band of that scene to not break into the mainstream and see the success that the "Big Four of Thrash" did. Some of their records nonetheless entered the charts in major markets such as the United Kingdom and Germany.
Guilty Gear fighting game series, making his first appearance as a secondary boss in Guilty Gear: The Missing Link. He must be unlocked in that game and in Guilty Gear X: By Your Side, in which he is also the secondary boss, but after that he is freely playable from the start. He himself is a Gear, and has a constant distrust for humans, even though he was formerly a human himself, and feels a fierce protectiveness towards Dizzy.
Testament is a comic book written by Douglas Rushkoff with art and cover by Liam Sharp, first published in December 2005. It tells two stories, drawing comparison between the Bible's texts and related untold history, and a near future in which grad student Jake Stern and his conscientious objector friends fight a new RFID-based universal draft by attempting to access the collective unconscious through an experimental shared experience sensory deprivation tank.
Testament is a 1983 film directed by Lynne Littman and starring Jane Alexander. Other actors include William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal, Lukas Haas, Philip Anglim, Lilia Skala, Leon Ames, Kevin Costner, and Rebecca De Mornay.
In the Play Station 2 role-playing game trilogy Xenosaga, the Testaments are Wilhelm's closest assistants and servants. Characterized by colored robes with matching beaklike masks, the true nature and power of the Testaments is unknown. It is hinted that they possess the power to manipulate space, and they seem to be able to appear and disappear at will.