Definition of Bible

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

2. Noun. A book regarded as authoritative in its field.
Generic synonyms: Enchiridion, Handbook, Vade Mecum

Definition of Bible

1. n. A book.

Definition of Bible

1. Proper noun. The Christian holy book. ¹

2. Proper noun. The Jewish holy book that was largely incorporated into the Christian Bible. ¹

3. Proper noun. The analogous holy book of another religion. ¹

4. Proper noun. A specific version, edition, translation, or copy of any of the above. ¹

5. Noun. A comprehensive manual that describes something. (e.g., handyman’s bible). ¹

6. Noun. (nautical) A holystone. ¹

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Definition of Bible

1. an authoritative publication [n -S] : BIBLICAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Bible

1. The book composed of writings generally accepted by christians as inspired by god and of divine authority. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bible

bible (current term)
bible leaf
bible leaves
bible literalist
biblical blue
biblical mythologies
biblical mythology

Literary usage of Bible

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1. Ecumenical Missionary Conference, New York, 1900 by Ecumenical conference on foreign missions, New York, 1900 (1900)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE bible GIVEN TO THE NATIONS The Church and bible Translation—Beginning of Modern bible Work- Difficulties in Translation—Experience in bible ..."

2. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1900)
"Colonel, are your views of religion based upon the bible ? Answer. I regard the bible, especially the Old Testament, the same as I do most other ancient ..."

3. Messages of the Men and Religion Movement by Men and Religion Forward Movement (1912)
"HOW WE GOT OUR bible PROFESSOR IRA M. PRICE University of Chicago I. Our bible, as we have it today, has come down through a long line of ancestors. ..."

4. The Social Teachings of the Prophets and Jesus by Charles Foster Kent (1917)
"Hitherto the bible has been regarded primarily as a theological text-book. ... But at last we are beginning to see that the bible is far more than a ..."

5. The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America by Bibliographical Society of America (1918)
"THE WITTENBERG ORIGINALS OF THE LUTHER bible BY L. FRANKLIN GRUBER this period ... Fourteen editions (not different versions) of the bible in High German, ..."

6. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the by Wilhelm Martin Leberecht De Wette (1843)
"OBJECT OF AN INTRODUCTION TO THE bible. UNDER the name Introduction to the bible, Introduc- tio sive Isagoge in Scripturam Sacram, or Introduction to the ..."

7. Village Sermons Preached at Whatley by Richard William Church (1897)
"THE bible A GIFT OF GOD " Whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our ... It is from11 the bible we learn that Christ will come back; ..."

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