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  • n. Christianity The prayer taught by Jesus to his disciples. Also called Our Father.

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  • proper n. The prayer supposedly taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples in the Sermon on the Mount

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  • n. the prayer that Christ gave his disciples in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:9-13)


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  • Prayers at 5.45 in English, Mota, Baura, beginning with a Mota Hymn, and ending with the Lord's Prayer in English.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • 22-26, and the Psalms of David, as also the Lord's Prayer in the New Testament.


  • He illustrated the Lord's Prayer in nine etchings and Tieck's "Genoveva" in fifteen.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • In it was wrapped up a heart-diamond ring, and a paper in which, in a hand as small as Buckinger's, who used to write the Lord's Prayer in the compass of a silver penny, were the following lines:

    Selected English Letters

  • Lord's Prayer and Embolismus, but not its introduction; and the Salve

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Master Apian always says the Lord's Prayer aloud when he puts off from shore, and solemnly utters the words, “In the name of God and the Holy Virgin, to the Rhone!”

    Frederic Mistral

  • But la, old Ketury could say the Lord's Prayer in Injun, cause I 've heard her; though she would n't say it when she did n't want to and she would say it when she did, – jest as the fit took her.

    Oldtown Folks

  • And the first town we came to was Brekington, where, we stopping for something for the horses, we called two or three little boys to us, and pleased ourselves with their manner of speech, and did make one of them kiss Deb., and another say the Lord's Prayer (hallowed be thy kingdom come).

    Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jun/Jul 1668

  • I well remember how he gasped out the Lord's Prayer after Mr. Patteson a few minutes before he died.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • The saint also composed devout hymns, and set the Lord's Prayer in musical numbers, to be sung, together with the Angelical Salutation, and the Apostles 'Creed.

    The Works of John Dryden


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