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American English: /ˈɡɑspəl/
British English: /ˈɡɒsp(ə)l/

Translation of gospel in Spanish:


  • 1 countable
    also: Gospel
    (Bible, Religion) 1.1 (in New Testament) the four Gospels
    los cuatro evangelios
    the Gospel according to St Mark
    el evangelio según San Marcos
    Example sentences
    • View him as we see him in the gospels and in the book of Revelation.
    • But by analysing the changes made in the gospels of Matthew and Luke, we can see what Jesus did not say.
    • The New Testament begins with the four Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
    1.2 (reading)
    Example sentences
    • Brother Hugh McKinney read the first scripture reading and the gospel was read by Canon Mark Diamond.
    • I describe it because it has something to do with our gospel reading from the sixth chapter of John.
    • After that sweeping overview, the gospel reading homes in on the harrowing story of the Passion.
  • 2 2.1 (Christian teaching) (no plural)
    Evangelio (masculine)
    to preach/spread the gospel
    predicar/difundir el Evangelio
    (before noun) (temple/minister)
    (in US) evangelista
    Example sentences
    • As Paul preached the gospel of Jesus Christ, the words sank into Lydia's mind and heart.
    • Only the gospel of Jesus Christ can bring both temporal reconciliation and the hope of an eternal and heavenly inheritance to the Israeli and the Palestinian.
    • The gospel of God's love has come to us not simply as a written message or an oral announcement, but first of all as a person, a living word.
    2.2 countable (doctrine)
    Example sentences
    • Today, the enterprise of spreading the gospel of free markets is predicated on the iron fist of overwhelming American military power.
    • The Marxist Big Idea was a rigid gospel of economic rules, a one-solution-fits-all kitbag which every communist state used in very similar ways.
    • For the neoliberal gospel of free markets is something to be imposed on others.
    2.3 uncountablegospel (truth) [colloquial]he takes everything she says as gospel (truth)
    para él, todo lo que dice ella es santa palabra
    it's gospel (truth)
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