Definition of Sacred writing
1. Noun. Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity.
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Writing, Writing, Written Material
Specialized synonyms: Sacred Scripture, Scripture, Bible, Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word, Word Of God, Paralipomenon, Testament, Evangel, Gospel, Gospels, Synoptic Gospels, Synoptics, Prayer, Service Book, Apocrypha, Sapiential Book, Wisdom Book, Wisdom Literature, Pseudepigrapha, Talmudic Literature, Veda, Vedic Literature, Mantra, Psalm
Specialized synonyms: Adi Granth, Granth, Granth Sahib, Avesta, Zend-avesta, Bhagavad-gita, Bhagavadgita, Gita, Mahabharata, Mahabharatam, Mahabharatum, Laws, Pentateuch, Torah, Torah, Hebrew Scripture, Tanach, Tanakh, Nebiim, Prophets, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings, Book Of Mormon, Al-qur'an, Book, Koran, Quran, Gemara, Mishna, Mishnah, Upanishad, Psalm
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Literary usage of Sacred writing
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1. Hand-book of Literature and the Fine Arts: Comprising Complete and Accurate by George Ripley, Bayard Taylor (1852)
"BI'BLE, (THE BOOK,) a name given by way of eminence to the sacred writing;--. [ The Old Testament consists of the five ¡ books called the Pentateuch ..."
2. Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by James Donald, William Chambers (1878)
"... hï-èr-o- graf'ik-al, adj., pertaining to sacred writing. ... n., the science which treats of sacred matters, especially sacred writing and inscriptions. ..."