HyperDic: scripture

English > 2 senses of the word Scripture / scripture:
NOUNcommunicationScripture, Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Word of God, Wordthe sacred writings of the Christian religions
communicationscripture, sacred scriptureany writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group
Scripture / scripture > pronunciation
Soundsskrih'pcher
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English > Scripture: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe sacred writings of the Christian religions.
SynonymsBible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Word of God, Word
Category ofGabriel(Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
Noah's flood, Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, the Flood(Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah
covenant(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
demythologize, demythologiseRemove the mythical element from (writings)
eisegesispersonal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas
exegesisAn explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
InstancesAmerican Standard Version, American Revised VersionA revised version of the King James Version
Authorized Version, King James Version, King James BibleAn English translation of the Bible published in 1611
Douay Bible, Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay VersionAn English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars
New English BibleA modern English version / version of the Bible and Apocrypha
Revised Standard VersionA revision of the American Standard Version
Revised VersionA British revision of the Authorized Version
VulgateThe Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century
PartsNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Old TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
TestamentEither of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
textA passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
Narrowerfamily BibleA large Bible with pages to record marriages and births
Broadersacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious textwriting that is venerated for the worship of a deity
SpanishBiblia cristiana, biblia, Biblia, el buen libro, La Biblia, la palabra, las escrituras, las sagradas escrituras, Libro
Catalanbiblia, Biblia, bíblia, Bíblia, La Bíblia
Adjectivesscripturalof or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible
English > scripture: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAny writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group.
Synonymsacred scripture
NarrowercanonA collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired
Broadersacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious textwriting that is venerated for the worship of a deity
Spanishescritura

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