Definition of Scripture

1. Noun. The sacred writings of the Christian religions. "He went to carry the Word to the heathen"




2. Noun. Any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group.
Exact synonyms: Sacred Scripture
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Specialized synonyms: Canon

Definition of Scripture

1. n. Anything written; a writing; a document; an inscription.

Definition of Scripture

1. Noun. the Hebrew Tanakh ¹

2. Noun. the Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible. ¹

3. Noun. the Moslem Koran ¹

4. Noun. the Poetic Edda ¹

5. Noun. the religious text of a given religion ¹

6. Noun. A sacred writing or book. ¹

7. Noun. (context: by extension) An authoritative statement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scripture

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scripture

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scriptoriums
scriptory
scripts
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scripturalists
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scripture (current term)
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scriptwriters
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scrive
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scrivened
scrivener

Literary usage of Scripture

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1. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"The things are contained in scripture, as verily her* of, ... tlie Holy Doctora scripture, and all there institute by God's dune upon them which were ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Apostle St. Peter extends the designation scripture also to та! ... This concept of scripture is fully upheld by the Christian teaching. ..."

3. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"And because all Rules of life, of Huly Scrip- which men are in conscience bound to observe, ''"*• are Laws; the question of the scripture, is the question ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Stephen Langten, Archbishop of Canterbury, who died 1228, divided all the books of scripture uniformly into chapters, a division which found its way almost ..."

5. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"But those persons betray great folly, who wish it to be demonstrated to infidels that the scripture is the word of God, which cannot be known without faith. ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"scripture was defined as the collection of standard sources of the Christian ... Alongside the formula: " scripture is the interpreter of scripture " was ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"To him the titles are inspired scripture. Commenting on the title to Ps. li, ... But to look on them, under all circumstances, as portions of scripture ..."

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