John the Evangelist

Definitions of John the Evangelist

n (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation

John, John the Divine, Saint John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John, St. John the Apostle
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(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
(when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

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