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

Samples where scripture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

Synonyms for scripture in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(... is an instance of scripture) 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

(scripture 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"

(scripture 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

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

(scripture 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

(scripture 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

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

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

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

(scripture 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

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

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

Definition 2: any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for scripture in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of scripture ) a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired

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