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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Council

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Is occasionally taken for any kind of assembly; sometimes for that of the Sanhedrin; at others, for a convention of pastors met to regulate ecclesiastical affairs. Thus the assembly of the apostles, etc., at Jerusalem, Acts 15:1-41 , to determine whether the yoke of the law should be imposed on gentile converts, is commonly reputed to be the first council of the Christian church. See SANHEDRIN .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Council'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/c/council.html. 1859.

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