- the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
- He read the entire Old Testament in one year.
- "The Old Testament" is the first part of the Bible.
- I think all psalms are in the Old Testament.
- God, so atrocious in the Old Testament, so attractive in the New - the Jekyl and Hyde of sacred romance.
- All the tales of miracles, with which the Old and New Testament are filled, are fit only for impostors to preach and fools to believe.