Definition of Scribes

1. Noun. (plural of scribe) ¹



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Definition of Scribes

1. scribe [v] - See also: scribe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scribes

scribblements
scribbler
scribblers
scribbles
scribblier
scribbliest
scribbling
scribbling block
scribblingly
scribblings
scribbly
scribe
scribed
scriber
scribers
scribes (current term)
scribing
scribing block
scribings
scribism
scribisms
scrid
scrids
scriech
scrieched
scriechs
scried
scriene
scrienes
scries

Literary usage of Scribes

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1. The Englishman's Greek Concordance of the New Testament: Being an Attempt at by George V. Wigram (1870)
"The scribes and the Pharisees sit in 13. woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, 14. ... 2: 6. certain of the scribes sitting there, 16. when the scribes and ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The scribes were not so much theologians as jurists; and so they were members of the Sanhédrin (qv) and are mentioned constantly in that relationship. ..."

3. A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners by Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs (1832)
"The scribes are mentioned very early in the sacred history, and many authors suppose that they were of two descriptions, the one ecclesiastical, ..."

4. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1856)
"There is in the Gospels frequent mention of a set of men called scribes, who are often ... The scribes generally belonged to the sect of the Pharisees, ..."

5. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"Where single scribes are meant, the writer usually designates them 'some of the ... Josephus also refers to the scribes as ' those learned in the law ..."

6. Books in Manuscript: A Short Introduction to Their Study and Use, with a by Falconer Madan (1893)
"scribes AND THEIR WAYS. IN Greece and Rome, scribes (yfa^art^, gram- mateis ... and we can picture a room with twenty or more scribes writing from the ..."

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