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Main Entry: 1gos·pel
Pronunciation: primarystressgäs-pschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English gomacrdspel, a translation of Greek euangelion "gospel," literally, "good tidings, good news"; gomacrdspel from gomacrd "good" and spell "talk, tale"
1 a often capitalized : the Christian message concerning Christ, the kingdom of God, and salvation b capitalized : one of the first four New Testament books telling of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ
2 : something accepted as the truth or as a guiding principle
3 : gospel music

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