Definition of Sacred scripture

1. Noun. Any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group.

Exact synonyms: Scripture
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Specialized synonyms: Canon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacred Scripture

sacrate
sacration
sacrations
sacre
sacre bleu
sacrectomy
sacred baboon
sacred bone
sacred cow
sacred fig
sacred ibis
sacred kingfisher
sacred lotus
sacred mushroom
sacred scripture (current term)
sacred text
sacred writing
sacredize
sacredized
sacredizes
sacredizing
sacredly
sacredness
sacrednesses
sacreligious
sacres
sacrificable
sacrifical
sacrificant

Literary usage of Sacred scripture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Not to multiply patristic testimony for the Divine authority of Scripture, we may add the official doctrine of the Church on the nature of sacred scripture. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"It would be wrong to infer from this that the word denotes the interpretation or exegesis of sacred scripture. Usage has restricted the meaning of ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1885)
"The Doctrine of sacred scripture. Two volumes, 8vo., pp. 761 and 765. By Professor GEO. T. LADD, DD, Yale College. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1883. ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1871)
"... that is to bo held as the true sense of the sacred Scripture which holy Mother Church, to whom it belongs to judge of the true sense and interpretation ..."

5. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1841)
"For the sacred Scripture is the speech of God commanding over all things by greatest right. . CHAPTER IV. THAT THE LAW OF NATURE IS A DIVINE LAW. 1. ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... which contained the Sunday homilies, the lessons from sacred scripture and the lives of the saints. (8) The Gradual, which contained the words and the ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Not to multiply patristic testimony for the Divine authority of Scripture, we may add the official doctrine of the Church on the nature of sacred scripture. ..."

8. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"It would be wrong to infer from this that the word denotes the interpretation or exegesis of sacred scripture. Usage has restricted the meaning of ..."

9. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1885)
"The Doctrine of sacred scripture. Two volumes, 8vo., pp. 761 and 765. By Professor GEO. T. LADD, DD, Yale College. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1883. ..."

10. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1871)
"... that is to bo held as the true sense of the sacred Scripture which holy Mother Church, to whom it belongs to judge of the true sense and interpretation ..."

11. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1841)
"For the sacred Scripture is the speech of God commanding over all things by greatest right. . CHAPTER IV. THAT THE LAW OF NATURE IS A DIVINE LAW. 1. ..."

12. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... which contained the Sunday homilies, the lessons from sacred scripture and the lives of the saints. (8) The Gradual, which contained the words and the ..."

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