Spirit of prophecy volume 3 pdf Spirit or Holy Ghost is a term found in English translations of the Bible that is understood differently among the Abrahamic religions. The term is also used to describe aspects of other religions and belief structures.
Combinations include expressions such as the “Holy Spirit”, “Spirit of God”, and in Christianity, “Spirit of Christ”. Hebrew-language parts of the Old Testament. In its Aramaic parts, the term is rûacḥ. This is the same word that is used throughout the New Testament, written originally in Greek.
The English term “Spirit” comes from its Latin origin, spiritus, which is how the Vulgate translates both the Old and New Testament concept. The alternative term, “Holy Ghost”, comes from Old English translations of spiritus. This meaning is different from the Christian concept of “Holy Spirit” as one personality of God in the Trinity.