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Definition 1: the sacred writings of the Christian religions - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where holy writ or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

Synonyms for holy writ in the sense of this definition

(holy writ is a kind of ...) writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity

(... is a kind of holy writ ) a large Bible with pages to record marriages and births

(... is an instance of holy writ) a revision of the American Standard Version

(... is an instance of holy writ) a revised version of the King James Version

(... is an instance of holy writ) a modern English version of the Bible and Apocrypha

(... is an instance of holy writ) a British revision of the Authorized Version

(... is an instance of holy writ) an English translation of the Bible published in 1611

(... is an instance of holy writ) an English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars

(... is an instance of holy writ) the Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century; as revised in 1592 it was adopted as the official text for the Roman Catholic Church

(holy writ is a part of ...) a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon

"the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"

(holy writ is a part of ...) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

(holy writ is a part of ...) either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible

(holy writ is a part of ...) the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

(holy writ is the domain which ... is member of) (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

(holy writ is the domain which ... is member of) personal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas

(holy writ is the domain which ... is member of) an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

(holy writ is the domain which ... is member of) (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God

(holy writ is the domain which ... is member of) (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings

(holy writ is the domain which ... is member of) remove the mythical element from (writings)

"the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"

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