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The relation of the Old and New Testaments

The early translation of the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek gave us the word diathēkē which actually means 'covenant' rather than 'testament.' Through Tertullian's translation of diathēkē into Latin as testamentum, the terms Old Testament and New Testament came into general Christian use. The books of the O.T. deal mainly with the covenant which Yahweh made [...]