Definition of coeternal in US English:



  • Equally eternal; existing with something else eternally.

    ‘the Deity is coeternal with Time and Space’
    • ‘For Arius, the Son could not be coeternal with the Father.’
    • ‘They were not coeternal with him, yet they were foreknown, foreseen, and foreordained by him.’
    • ‘The Deity is coeternal with Time and Space, and has all his attributes infinite.’
    • ‘Since God's power is coeternal with God himself, it is immutably the same.’
    • ‘Christians believe in a complex God, three coeternal persons living a single enduring communion.’