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scripture (noun)

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  • Scripture — • Sacred Scripture is one of the several names denoting the inspired writings which make up the Old and New Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Scripture     Scripture    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • scripture — noun (often scriptures) ADJECTIVE ▪ holy, sacred ▪ the sacred scripture of the Buddhists ▪ ancient ▪ Buddhist, Christian …   Collocations dictionary

  • scripture — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin scriptura, from Latin, act or product of writing, from scriptus Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) capitalized the books of the Bible often used in plural (2) often capitalized a passage from the Bible b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scripture — (also scriptures) ► NOUN 1) the sacred writings of Christianity contained in the Bible. 2) the sacred writings of another religion. ORIGIN Latin scriptura writings , from scribere write …   English terms dictionary

  • Scripture — noun a) the Hebrew Tanakh b) the Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible …   Wiktionary

  • scripture — noun a) A sacred writing or book. b) An authoritative statement …   Wiktionary

  • scripture — noun 1 also the (Holy) Scriptures (U) the Bible 2 (C, U) the holy books of a particular religion: Buddhist scriptures 3 (U) old fashioned the study of the Bible, taught as a school subject …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • scripture cake — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a fruitcake whose recipe refers to biblical passages where the ingredients are mentioned …   Useful english dictionary

  • scripture — UK [ˈskrɪptʃə(r)] / US [ˈskrɪptʃər] noun Word forms scripture : singular scripture plural scriptures 1) a) scripture or Scripture [uncountable] the Bible b) the study of the Bible 2) [countable/uncountable] the holy writings of any religion the… …   English dictionary

  • scripture — scrip|ture [ skrıptʃər ] noun 1. ) scripture or Scripture uncount the Bible a ) the study of the Bible 2. ) count or uncount the holy writings of any religion: the Hindu scriptures …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Scripture — /ˈskrɪptʃə/ (say skripchuh) noun 1. the sacred writings of a religion, as, in Christianity, the Old and the New Testaments or of either of them (often called Holy Scripture or the Scriptures); Holy Writ. 2. (lower case) an authoritative or… …   Australian-English dictionary


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