Definitions for revelation
ˌrɛv əˈleɪ ʃənrev·e·la·tion
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disclosure, revelation, revealingnoun
the speech act of making something evident
an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
revelation, divine revelationnoun
communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
Revelation, Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of Revelationnoun
the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
The act of revealing or disclosing
Something that is revealed.
Something dramatically disclosed
A manifestation of divine truth
A great success
The final book of the New Testament of the Bible.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Discovery; communication; communication of sacred and mysterious truths by a teacher from heaven.
Etymology: from revelation, Fr.
When the divine revelations were committed to writing, the Jews were such scrupulous reverers of them, that they numbered even the letters of the Old Testament. D. of Pie.
As the gospel appears in respect of the law to be a clearer revelation of the mystical part, so it is a far more benign dispensation of the practical part. Thomas Sprat.
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities.
Revelation generally refers to the act or process of making something known, especially something that was previously unknown or hidden. It typically involves the disclosure or unveiling of information, individuals, events, or truths that were previously concealed. Revelation can also refer to an event or experience in which divine or supernatural knowledge or insights are communicated to humans by a higher power or deity.
the act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them
that which is revealed
the act of revealing divine truth
that which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible
specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse
Etymology: [F. rvlation, L. revelatio. See Reveal.]
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities. Some religions have religious texts which they view as divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired. For instance, Orthodox Judaism holds that the Torah was received from God on biblical Mount Sinai, and Muslims consider the Qur'an to have been revealed word by word and letter by letter. In Hinduism some Vedas are considered apauruṣeya, i.e. "not human compositions", and are supposed to have been directly revealed, and thus are called śruti, i.e. "what is heard". Many Christians believe that the Old and New Testaments were inspired by God. The 15,000 handwritten pages produced by the mystic Maria Valtorta were represented as direct dictations from Jesus, while she attributed The Book of Azariah to her guardian angel. When a revelation is communicated by a supernatural entity that is reported as present during the communication, it is called a vision. Some revelations go further in that direct conversations between the recipient and the supernatural entity is reported. Some revelations are reported along with physical marks such as stigmata and in rare cases, such as that of Saint Juan Diego, physical artifacts accompany the revelation. The Roman Catholic concept of interior locution includes just an inner voice heard by the recipient.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rev-ē-lā′shun, n. the act of revealing: that which is revealed: the revealing divine truth: that which is revealed by God to man: the Apocalypse or last book of the New Testament.—adj. Revelā′tional.—n. Revelā′tionist.—adj. Rev′elātory. [Fr.,—L. revelatio—revelāre, to reveal.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
name properly applicable to the knowledge of God, or of divine things, imparted to the mind of man, by the operation of the Divine Spirit in the human soul, and as apprehended by it.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'revelation' in Nouns Frequency: #2385
The numerical value of revelation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of revelation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I believe in revelation, but not in revelation which each religion claims to possess... but in the living revelation which surrounds us on every side — mighty, eternal, unceasing, incorruptible, clear, distinct, universal as is the being from whom it proceeds, in that revelation which speaks to us and penetrates us from the moment we are born until we die.
The Church is founded upon God’s self-revelation to his people. This revelation is made in events in which God intervenes in human history, acting to unite people to himself here and for all eternity. People gather around these events and become a community, God’s people.
Charles Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor said that Tuesday’s revelation is simply part of a larger pattern of behavior by the former secretary of state :.
We feel that the quality and unorthodox style of many of Ruskin’s daguerreotypes will come as a major surprise to both photographic historians and those in the field of Ruskin scholarship, ruskin’s daguerreotypes would be a sensational new revelation in the history of photography even if he were completely unknown.
Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream- a scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows- is essentially poetry.
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- zjevení, odhaleníCzech
- Offenbarung, EnthüllungGerman
- افشاسازی, افشاگری, وحیPersian
- ilmestys, paljastusFinnish
- taisbeanadh, foillseachadhScottish Gaelic
- 暴露, 啓示Japanese
- Apocalypsis, revelatioLatin
- openbaring, revelatieDutch
- revelare, revelațieRomanian
- откровение, разоблачение, раскрытиеRussian
- avslöjande, uppenbarelseSwedish
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