What does Scripture mean?

Definitions for Scripture
ˈskrɪp tʃərScrip·ture

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Scripture.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, Wordnoun

    the sacred writings of the Christian religions

    "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

  2. scripture, sacred scripturenoun

    any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group

Wiktionary

  1. Scripturenoun

    the Hebrew Tanakh

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

  2. Scripturenoun

    the Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible.

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

  3. Scripturenoun

    the Moslem Koran

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

  4. Scripturenoun

    the Poetic Edda

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

  5. Scripturenoun

    the religious text of a given religion

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

  6. scripturenoun

    A sacred writing or book.

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

  7. scripturenoun

    An authoritative statement.

    Etymology: From scriptura, from scriptum, the supine of scribo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scripturenoun

    anything written; a writing; a document; an inscription

    Etymology: [L. scriptura, fr. scribere, scriptum, to write: cf. OF. escripture, escriture, F. criture. See Scribe.]

  2. Scripturenoun

    the books of the Old and the new Testament, or of either of them; the Bible; -- used by way of eminence or distinction, and chiefly in the plural

    Etymology: [L. scriptura, fr. scribere, scriptum, to write: cf. OF. escripture, escriture, F. criture. See Scribe.]

  3. Scripturenoun

    a passage from the Bible;; a text

    Etymology: [L. scriptura, fr. scribere, scriptum, to write: cf. OF. escripture, escriture, F. criture. See Scribe.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scripture

    skrip′tūr, n. sacred writing: the Bible: a writing: a deed: any sacred writing.—adj. Scrip′tural, contained in Scripture: according to Scripture: biblical: written.—ns. Scrip′turalism, literal adherence to the Scriptures; Scrip′turalist, a literalist in his obedience to the letter of Scripture, a student of Scripture.—adv. Scrip′turally.—ns. Scrip′turalness; Scrip′ture-read′er, an evangelist who reads the Bible in cottages, barracks, &c.; Scrip′turist, one versed in Scripture.—The Scriptures, the Bible. [L. scripturascribĕre, to write.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scripture in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scripture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Scripture in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    I don't believe in coincidence. I mean, all things happen for a reason and for a lesson too. Yes, you just heard me right. Everything that do happen under this planet earth/world whether good or bad, favourable or unfavourable is meant for a reason and for a lesson to be learnt by all humans. Now, that infers, nothing goes for nothing. You've got to accept the above fact. Because, even the scripture has said it long ago before now in ROMANS 8 : 28. It says, all things work together for good of them that love God i.e. even that your so seemed failure, disappointments, setbacks and stuffs like that, will sooner or later turn out for your good/betterment. Oh! Yes, that's just what will be your fate/portion. If only you do believe/accept the above fact. For, until you believe, that's when you will surely see/receive from God. Scripture reference JOHN 11 : 40. Never forget, whatever you undoubtedly believe in, definitely works for you and never against you. That is that.

  2. e:

    Each one of us should use whatever gift he or she has receieved to serve others faithfully and maximally too (1st Peter 4:10) so says the scripture. Now, are you rich? If yes, then listen up, your money or wealth is a gift from God. Thus, use it up to bless someone else or others as long as you live. Besides that, are you blessed with any other intangible stuffs like insights, words of wisdom, inspirations or motivations? If yes, then endeavour to share it all with someone else or others. For, God almighty (the giver of every good and perfect gift, James 1:17) expects you to share out everything he has given to you. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Bhagavad Gita:

    As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.

  4. Steve Carlsen:

    Almost every major figure in scripture was a refugee or sought asylum at some point in their life. They helped us be strong advocates.

  5. Cyrus Nowrasteh:

    This movie has great production value, and good acting … But when it comes to biblical movies I tend to like them staying with scripture. I have yet to find anything in the Bible that hints that a 7-year-old Jesus raised a bird( and a boy) from the dead. we make it very clear at the front of the movie that this is fiction and we are imagining one year in the boyhood of Jesus ; so we are not trying to present something as fact or something that is n’t and we are doing it reverently.

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