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Scripture

Scrip·ture

Scripture

 
 
pronunciation:
skrIp chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often plural) the Bible; Holy Scriptures.
definition 2: (often lower case) a passage from the Bible.
My mother has studied the Bible and knows many scriptures by heart.
definition 3: (sometimes lower case) any sacred writing.
similar words:
bible
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Scripture comes from a Latin word that means "the product of writing."
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