Jehovah-s-witnesses definition

(proper) A millenarian, actively proselytizing Christian sect founded by Charles T. Russell (1852-1916)
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A monotheistic and nontrinitarian Restoration Christian denomination founded by Charles Taze Russell in 1879 as a small Bible study group. Originally known as International Bible Students or Bible Students.
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Plural form of Jehovah's Witness.
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Origin of jehovah-s-witnesses

  • Jehovah + 's + witness + -es; name adopted in 1931 and inspired by the Bible verse of Isaiah 43:10 "You are my witnesses."

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