- the gospel
- [E-] any of the four Gospels
Origin of evangelGr euangelos an evangelist
Origin of evangelMiddle English and Old French evangile from Classical Latin evangelium, good news (in LL(Ec), gospel) from Classical Greek euangelion, good news (in New Testament , gospel) from euangelos, bringing good news from eu-, well + angelos, messenger: see angel
- The Christian gospel.
- An evangelist.
Origin of evangelMiddle English evaungel from Late Latin ēvangelium from Greek euangelion good news from euangelos bringing good news eu- eu- angelos messenger
From Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin evangelium, from Ancient Greek εὐαγγέλιον (euangelion, “good news”), from εὐάγγελος (euangelos, “bringing good news”), from εὖ (eu, “well”) + ἀγγέλλειν (angelein, “to announce”).