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Bible

Bi·ble

Bible

pronunciation:
baI bl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the main sacred writings of Judaism and Christianity. The writings of Judaism are made up of the Old Testament, while those of Christianity are made up of both the Old and New Testaments.
By going to church, she learned many passages from the Bible by heart.
synonyms:
Scriptures
similar words:
Gospel, New Testament, Old Testament
definition 2: any collection of writings considered sacred to a religion.
definition 3: (l.c.) any book or text that is considered authoritative or official.
He bought the Fisherman's Bible to learn how to catch more fish.
synonyms:
authority, guide, handbook, manual, scripture
similar words:
reference, text, textbook
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The word bible contains the following part:
bibl, bibli, biblio Greek root that means book