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coeternal

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Definition of coeternal in English:

adjective

Existing with something else eternally: creation is not coeternal with God
More example sentences
  • Christians believe in a complex God, three coeternal persons living a single enduring communion.
  • Since God's power is coeternal with God himself, it is immutably the same.
  • For Arius, the Son could not be coeternal with the Father.

Derivatives

coeternally

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Man exists coeternally with God as the temporal manifestation of His power and goodness.
  • These three Persons are coequally and coeternally God and share the same authority and attributes.
  • Latter-day scriptures and other sources do not explicitly state that eternal law exists independently or coeternally with God.

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