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Scripture

Scrip·ture

Scripture

 
pronunciation:
skrIp chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often pl.) the Bible; Holy Scriptures.
similar words:
canon
definition 2: (often l.c.) a passage from the Bible.
definition 3: (sometimes l.c.) any sacred or authoritative text.
similar words:
bible, canon
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Scripture comes from a Latin word that means "the product of writing."
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