Definition of Sacred text

1. Noun. Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacred Text

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

Literary usage of Sacred text

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, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"could rentier their treatment of those portions of the sacred text more instructive or edifying. Both kinds of Midrashim were at first preserved only orally ..."

2. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"(d) The choice of secular, instead of sacred, text, will influence the character of the musical conception, but none of the above details. ..."

3. A Philosophical Dictionaryby Voltaire by Voltaire (1843)
"... his " Ecclesiastes " had less of the doctrine of materialism than the original ; and that lus " Song of Songs " was less indecent than the sacred text. ..."

4. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"The ancient various readings of the sacred text,3 called Keri ... or else were not then looked on as an authentic part of the sacred text; for had they then ..."

5. Conversations with Children on the Gospels by Amos Bronson Alcott (1837)
"Mission of Jesus, from the sacred text. — Significance of the Passover.— Conditions of Soli-Insight —Intuition of Duty. — Aspiration after Holiness.— (. ..."

6. The Classical Journal (1824)
"... on the Authority of the Scriptures, of the Fathers, and of D. Heinsius and Joseph Mede, without any Alteration or Interpolation of the sacred text. No. ..."

7. 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)
"could rentier their treatment of those portions of the sacred text more instructive or edifying. Both kinds of Midrashim were at first preserved only orally ..."

8. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"(d) The choice of secular, instead of sacred, text, will influence the character of the musical conception, but none of the above details. ..."

9. A Philosophical Dictionaryby Voltaire by Voltaire (1843)
"... his " Ecclesiastes " had less of the doctrine of materialism than the original ; and that lus " Song of Songs " was less indecent than the sacred text. ..."

10. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"The ancient various readings of the sacred text,3 called Keri ... or else were not then looked on as an authentic part of the sacred text; for had they then ..."

11. Conversations with Children on the Gospels by Amos Bronson Alcott (1837)
"Mission of Jesus, from the sacred text. — Significance of the Passover.— Conditions of Soli-Insight —Intuition of Duty. — Aspiration after Holiness.— (. ..."

12. The Classical Journal (1824)
"... on the Authority of the Scriptures, of the Fathers, and of D. Heinsius and Joseph Mede, without any Alteration or Interpolation of the sacred text. No. ..."

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