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:

    Faith is for now or ­the present time. Whereas, hope ­is for the future or tomorrow. But, on the other hand, love is meant for all times. Now, that is to say obviously, among all the existing virtues of life. Love stands out to be the greatest and most constant virtue ever scripture reference (1st Corinthians 13 : 13). Moreover, that infers clearly, we've got to love one another for life and never to hate anyone. For, truly love is meant for all times. Yes of course, you should love at all times and not at all some times no matter what happens. Thus, love as long as you live.

  2. John Calvin:

    The Fanaticism which discards the Scripture, under the pretense of resorting to immediate revelations is subversive of every principle of Christianity. For when they boast extravagantly of the Spirit, the tendency is always to bury the Word of God so they may make room for their own falsehoods.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    I personally don't believe undoubtedly/wholly all that I hear, read and see. And you too shouldn't believe undoubtedly/wholly all that you hear, read and see. Listen up, the only thing you ought to believe undoubtedly/wholly is nothing else but God/the scripture. Because, come what may, God/the scripture has never been broken and it cannot be broken by anyone/anything scripture reference (John 10 : 35). So, feel free to believe God/the scripture undoubtedly/wholly. For, even the grass withers, the flowers fade but God/the scripture stands forevermore, scripture reference (Isaiah 40 : 8). Oh! Yes, God and his words are ever infallible. Besides, God respects his word i.e. (the scripture) above/more than his name. That infers, he (God) can/will go extra mile just to ensure that his words/promises for you will come to pass. Therefore, do believe in God, his promises, words and the scripture undoubtedly/wholly. Because, you can't/won't be disappointed for believing in God, his promises, words and the scripture.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Do you know? No matter how bad things appear to you currently. God can still make it up to become good enough. Do you also know? No matter how miserable your condition seems to you. God can still make it enviable. That is to say alternatively, no condition or matter is too difficult for God to interfere and intervene too. I mean, nothing is impossible with God SCRIPTURE REFERENCE ( Luke 1 : 37). Oh! yes, impossibility doesn't exist in God's dictionary i.e. the scripture. Besides, he (God) doesn't change and cannot change come what may. But guess what? He (God) can effortlessly and unquestionably change anything and anybody at any time. However, living faith and patience are expected of you, in order for him (God) to turn around your condition or life for the better or for the best. - Emeasoba George

  5. South:

    The Scripture vouches Solomon for the wisest of men; and his proverbs prove him so, The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame each of them by a single sentence, consisting of two or three words.

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