gift of tongues

gift of tongues
gift of tongues
n.
1. Bible a divine gift making utterances of the Apostles heard as though spoken in each of the various native languages of their hearers: Acts 2:1-13
2. GLOSSOLALIA

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  • gift of tongues — gift′ of tongues′ n. ling. rel speaking in tongues • Etymology: 1550–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • gift of tongues — n. 1. Bible a divine gift making utterances of the Apostles heard as though spoken in each of the various native languages of their hearers: Acts 2:1 13 2. GLOSSOLALIA * * * …   Universalium

  • gift of tongues — ecstatic speech that is usually unintelligible to hearers and is uttered in worship services of various contemporary religious groups laying great stress on religious excitation and emotional fervor * * * speaking in tongues or gift of tongues… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gift of Tongues (Glossolalia) —     Gift of Tongues     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gift of Tongues     (Glossolaly, glossolalia).     A supernatural gift of the class gratiae gratis datae, designed to aid in the outer development of the primitive Church. The theological bearing… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • gift of tongues. — See speaking in tongues. [1550 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • gift of tongues — noun ecstatic utterance used as part of worship by some religious groups; glossolalia. Also, tongues …  

  • gift of tongues. — See speaking in tongues. [1550 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gift of tongues — Etymology: from the gifts of the Spirit in 1 Corinthians 12:1 13 Date: 1560 a charisma identified by ecstatic usually unintelligible speech …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • the gift of tongues — ► the gift of tongues the power of speaking in unknown languages, regarded as one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Main Entry: ↑tongue …   English terms dictionary

  • Gift of Miracles — • The gift of miracles is one of those mentioned by St. Paul in his First Epistle to the Corinthians (xii, 9, 10), among the extraordinary graces of the Holy Ghost Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gift of Miracles     Gif …   Catholic encyclopedia

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