Part of speech: noun

The Bible.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

Sacred writings; specifically, the Bible; often in the plural.

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Usage examples "scripture":

  1. Drumsheugh put on his spectacles and searched for a comfortable Scripture, while the light of the lamp fell on his shaking hands and the doctor's face, where the shadow was now settling. - "Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush", Ian Maclaren.
  2. He began to read again: " There is a clergyman who comes once a week to give us a scripture lesson. - "Lalage's Lovers 1911", George A. Birmingham.
  3. To which I answered, But the Gipsies have Scripture stories different from those of the Gorgios, and different ideas about religion. - "The English Gipsies and Their Language", Charles G. Leland.