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Definition 1: writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for sacred text in the sense of this definition

(sacred text is a kind of ...) the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)

"the writing in her novels is excellent" "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"

(... is a kind of sacred text ) the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings

(... is a kind of sacred text ) the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view

(... is a kind of sacred text ) a fixed text used in praying

(... is a kind of sacred text ) a book setting forth the forms of church service

(... is a kind of sacred text ) 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status

(... is a kind of sacred text ) any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom

(... is a kind of sacred text ) 52 texts written between 200 BC and AD 200 but ascribed to various prophets and kings in the Hebrew scriptures; many are apocalyptic in nature

(... is a kind of sacred text ) (Judaism) ancient rabbinical writings

(... is a kind of sacred text ) (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads

(... is a kind of sacred text ) (Sanskrit) literally a `sacred utterance' in Vedism; one of a collection of orally transmitted poetic hymns

(... is a kind of sacred text ) any sacred song used to praise the deity

(... is a kind of sacred text ) either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible

(... is a kind of sacred text ) any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group

(... is a kind of sacred text ) the sacred writings of the Christian religions

"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

(... is a kind of sacred text ) (Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings

(... is an instance of sacred text) the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

(... is an instance of sacred text) the second part of the Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on the Mishna

(... is an instance of sacred text) the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200

(... is an instance of sacred text) a collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuries

(... is an instance of sacred text) a later sacred text of Hinduism of a mystical nature dealing with metaphysical questions

"the Vedanta philosophy developed from the pantheistic views of the Upanishads"

(... is an instance of sacred text) the principal sacred text of Sikhism contains hymns and poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus

(... is an instance of sacred text) (Hinduism) the sacred `song of God' composed about 200 BC and incorporated into the Mahabharata (a Sanskrit epic); contains a discussion between Krishna and the Indian hero Arjuna on human nature and the purpose of life

(... is an instance of sacred text) the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina

(... is an instance of sacred text) (Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families

(... is an instance of sacred text) the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

(... is an instance of sacred text) the whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition

(... is an instance of sacred text) a sacred text revealed to Joseph Smith in 1830 by an ancient prophet Mormon; supposedly a record of ancient peoples of America translated by Joseph Smith

(... is an instance of sacred text) the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings

(... is an instance of sacred text) the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

(... is an instance of sacred text) one of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David

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