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I wonder: when a Jehovah's Witness dies and goes to Heaven, does God hide behind the door and pretend He's not home?
Brian Celio

Meaning of "Jehovah's Witness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESS

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WHAT DOES JEHOVAH'S WITNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Jehovah's Witnesses

Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.[3] According to the 2014 Yearbook of Jehovah's Witnesses, as of August 2013, the organization reports worldwide membership of over 7.9 million adherents involved in evangelism,[4] convention attendance of over 14 million, and annual Memorial attendance of over 19.2 million.[5][6] Jehovah's Witnesses are directed by the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses, a group of elders in Brooklyn, New York, which establishes all doctrines[7][8][9] based on its interpretations of the Bible;[10][11] they prefer to use their own translation, the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures.[12][13][14][15] They believe that the destruction of the present world system at Armageddon is imminent, and that the establishment of God's kingdom on earth is the only solution for all problems faced by humanity.

Definition of Jehovah's Witness in the English dictionary

The definition of Jehovah's Witness in the dictionary is a member of a Christian Church of American origin, the followers of which believe that the end of the present world's system of government is near, that all other Churches and religions are false or evil, that all war is unlawful, and that the civil law must be resisted whenever it conflicts with their Church's own religious principles.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE JEHOVAH'S WITNESS

alertness
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Synonyms and antonyms of Jehovah's Witness in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Jehovah's Witness» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of Jehovah's Witness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

耶和华见证会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

testigo de Jehová
570 millions of speakers

English

Jehovah´s Witness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जेनोवा गवाह
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

طَائِفَةُ شُهُودُ يَهْوَهُ الـمَسِيحِيَّةُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

свидетель Иеговы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

testemunha de Jeová
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যিহোবার সাক্ষী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

témoin de Jéhovah
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saksi Yehuwa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zeugen Jehovas
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エホバの証人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여호와의 증인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Saksi Yehuwa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhân chứng Jehovah
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யெகோவாவின் சாட்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यहोवाचे साक्षीदार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yehova Şahitleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

testimone di Geova
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Świadek Jehowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

свідок Єгови
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

martor al lui Iehova
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μάρτυρας του Ιεχωβά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Jehovah se Getuie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Jehovas vittnen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Jehovahs vitner
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Jehovah's Witness

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3 QUOTES WITH «JEHOVAH'S WITNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Jehovah's Witness.
1
Brian Celio
I wonder: when a Jehovah's Witness dies and goes to Heaven, does God hide behind the door and pretend He's not home?
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Prince
I'm a Jehovah's Witness.
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Damon Wayans
My father is a Jehovah's Witness, and he raised us under a very strict hand.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JEHOVAH'S WITNESS»

Discover the use of Jehovah's Witness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Jehovah's Witness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
I Was Raised a Jehovah's Witness
Includes bibliographical references.
Joe Hewitt, 1997
2
The 10 Most Important Things You Can Say to a Jehovah's Witness
Highlights false prophecies of Jehovah's Witnesses' leaders, errors in the New World Translation Bible, and their unbiblical views.
Ron Rhodes, 2001
3
I'm Perfect, You're Doomed: Tales from a Jehovah's Witness ...
A stand-up comedian who was brought up as a Jehovah's Witness describes how her childhood was haunted by perpetual doomsday prophecies about an imminent apocalypse in which her non-believing neighbors and schoolmates were doomed.
Kyria Abrahams, 2010
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Awakening of a Jehovah's Witness: escape from the Watchtower ...
"What Diane Wilson reveals about the inner workings of the closed Watchtower Society will shock the average person who assumes the polite, well-dressed people who pass out leaflets are much like any other conservative religious group.
Diane Wilson, 2002
5
Answers to My Jehovah's Witness Friends
" This is one in a long list of unfulfilled Jehovah's Witness Bible prophecies that are revealed in this book.
Thomas F. Heinze, 2011
6
How to answer a Jehovah's Witness
A one-of-a-kind handbook for effectively answering J.W.'s without mastering all of their theology. A tool to use right at the front door.
Robert A. Morey, 1980
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Knock, Knock: Shedding Light on Jehovah's Witness at the Door
This book is an essential weapon in preparing for the next Knock, Knock.
Ruth Baker, 2007
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What You Need to Know About Jehovah's Witness
Effective teaching about the contradictory beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses in light of Scripture well help you reach them for Christ.
Lorri MacGregor, 1992
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Jehovah's Witnesses Answered Verse by Verse
Jehovah's Witnesses Answered Verse by Verse is the only quick reference guide that: -Immediately answers the Jehovah's Witnesses' misinterpretation of Scripture -Shows how to use the same Scripture in leading Jehovah's Witnesses to Christ ...
David A. Reed, 1987
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30 Years a Watchtower Slave: The Confessions of a Converted ...
This book is Schnell's fascinating account of his involvement with the cult, which effectively enticed him in the 1920s and continues to lure countless individuals today.
William J. Schnell, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JEHOVAH'S WITNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Jehovah's Witness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Religious Conventions Bring Welcome Summer Revenue to Tucson
... that attend, we travel as families and they'll attend for all three days of the program," said Robert Soler, a Jehovah's Witness spokesperson. «Arizona Public Media, Jul 15»
2
Man jailed for unlawful sex with 15-year-old girl has five-year …
A former Jehovah's Witness who was jailed after having consensual sex with a schoolgirl will soon walk free after winning an appeal against ... «Shields Gazette, Jul 15»
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A Glimpse Into the Life of a Child Raised as a Jehovah's Witness
In a short film called Dios por el Cuello (God by the Neck), director José Trigueiros shows you what it's like to grow up as a Jehovah's Witness, ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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30,000 Jehovah's Witnesses to imitate Christ at ExCeL convention …
Visitors at the Jehovah's Witness event held at the Excel centre last year. Archant. Jehovah's Witnesses expect 30,000 people to descend on ... «Newham Recorder, Jul 15»
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Serena Williams Breaks Jehovah's Witness Rules Just By Playing …
If you're a Jehovah's Witness, you're not supposed to participate in competitive sports. An issue of the Watchtower made that clear a decade ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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Dallas Townhome Complex Evacuated After Murder
Tonolini is a DART employee, and friends say he was a Jehovah's Witness who helped communicate with the deaf through sign language. «CBS Local, Jul 15»
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Jehovah's Witnesses take to the streets as busy heathens are rarely …
'This allows people to come to us' ... Jehovah's Witness Simon Darling outside Piccadilly tube station. Photograph: Christian Sinibaldi for the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Jehovah's Witness urges Zambians to imitate Christ
Bitwell Phiri, spokesperson for the upcoming Jehovah's Witness convention themed 'Imitate Jesus', said it was difficult for any government to ... «postzambia.com, Jul 15»
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Thousands witness 46 baptisms at Mullins Center Saturday
... it felt like I gave birth to my son,” Dannery DeLeon said of the “indescribable” spiritual experience of becoming a baptized Jehovah's Witness. «GazetteNET, Jul 15»
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Watch: Jehovah's Witness Leader, 'homosexuals' are child abusers
A Jehovah's Witness leader in America has used the promotion of a child safety cartoon as an excuse to go on a homophobic rant, accusing ... «PinkNews, Jul 15»

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