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god-spell
es; n. Gospel Gódspel evangelium, id est, bonum nuntium, Ælfc. Gl. 8; Wrt. Voc. 75, 9. Hér ys godspellys angyn initium euangelii, Mk. Skt. 1, 1. Gelýfaþ ðam godspelle credite euangelio, 15. Matheus ongan godspell ǽrest wordum wrítan Matthew began first to write the gospel in words, Andr. Kmbl. 24; An. 12.
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god-spell
Add:I. the body of doctrine taught by Christ and his apostles Þis godspel byð bodod ofer ealle eorðan praedicabitur hoc evangelium regni in universo orbe, Mt. 24, 14: 26, 13. On ealle þeóda ǽrest gebyrað beón godspel gebodud, Mk. 13, 10. Þá apostolas wǽron gefylde þurh godspelles láre, Bl. H. 133, 32. Cóm se Hǽlend Godes ríces god
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