Translation of testament in Spanish:

testament

Pronunciation: /ˈtestəmənt/

n

  • 2 2.1
    (Testament)
    [Bible/Biblia] the Old/New Testament el Antiguo/Nuevo Testamento
    2.2 (covenant) [literary/literario] legado (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • The testament / covenant was based on pistis, the trust fund that God established with Abraham.
    • Deuteronomy is cast as the last testament of Moses to the people, prior to his death and the entry of the people into the Land under Joshua.
  • 3 (proof) [formal] testimonio (masculine) to be a testament to sth ser* testimonio de algo
    More example sentences
    • This 1972 short serves as a worthy testament to Larkin's endless imagination and mastery of movement and composition.
    • This production of Big Love is a testament to the quality of SFU's theatre program.
    • As well as thanking the Royal Hospital for Nigel's excellent care, Sue also wants the marathon to serve as a testament to the courage of her friends.

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