the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑Gospel, ↑evangel
Derivationally related forms: ↑evangelical (for: ↑evangel)
Hyponyms: ↑Word of God
Instance Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament
Part Meronyms: ↑Synoptic Gospels, ↑Synoptics

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