Our Father

   These are the opening words of the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples; this prayer is noteworthy for addressing God as "Father" (Abba).The text of the prayer in the Gospel of Luke (see 11:2-4) has five petitions, while the text in the Gospel of Matthew (see 6:9-13) has seven petitions. (See CCC 2759)

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  • Our Father — UK US noun [countable] [singular Our Father plural Our Fathers] the lord’s prayer Thesaurus: christian ceremonies, services, prayers and practiceshyponym * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Our Father — may refer to: The Lord s Prayer of Christianity Our Father (Heroes), an episode of the Heroes television series Our Father (Dexter), an episode of the Dexter television series See also Our Fathers (disambiguation) Padre nuestro (Spanish) …   Wikipedia

  • Our father — Episodio de Héroes Título Nuestro Padre Episodio nº 12 Tempora …   Wikipedia Español

  • Our Father — n. LORD S PRAYER * * * ➡ Lord’s Prayer. * * *       the Latin Pater Noster, the first words of the Lord s Prayer (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • Our Father — noun count the LORD S PRAYER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Our Father — ► NOUN 1) God. 2) the Lord s Prayer …   English terms dictionary

  • Our Father — n. LORD S PRAYER …   English World dictionary

  • Our Father — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Our Father : singular Our Father plural Our Fathers the Lord s Prayer …   English dictionary

  • Our Father — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • our-father — briaunotasis mėlenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kaktusinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Myrtillocactus geometrizans), paplitęs Meksikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Myrtillocactus geometrizans angl. bilberry cactus; blue flame; our father;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Our Father — Our Fa|ther n [singular] another name for the ↑Lord s Prayer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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