|—n , pl -nies|
|1.||a declaration of truth or fact|
|2.||law evidence given by a witness, esp orally in court under oath or affirmation|
|3.||evidence testifying to something: her success was a testimony to her good luck|
|a. the Ten Commandments, as inscribed on the two stone tables|
|b. the Ark of the Covenant as the receptacle of these (Exodus 25:16; 16:34)|
|[C15: from Latin testimōnium, from testis witness]|
(1.) Witness or evidence (2 Thess. 1:10). (2.) The Scriptures, as the revelation of God's will (2 Kings 11:12; Ps. 19:7; 119:88; Isa. 8:16, 20). (3.) The altar raised by the Gadites and Reubenites (Josh. 22:10).