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  1. scriptures

    Plural noun of scripture.

    The ancient scriptures were a joy to be read by historians as they changed the understanding and beliefs of the people who read them now in the 21st century with a different perception and interpretation.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2016  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Scriptures

    Expresses the plural of the Latin scriptura, a writing, from the verb scribere, to write. The Bible is a collection of books or writings.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scriptures in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scriptures in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of scriptures in a Sentence

  1. Umberto Eco:

    A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.

  2. Isaac Newton:

    Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us the Lord will provide.

  3. Attorney Jeremy Dys:

    And the cheerleaders looked to what they saw as their best source of inspiration – the Scriptures.

  4. Ramesh Maharaj:

    I was unable to read from the Scriptures and do my sermon, i could have done my sermon, but from memory.

  5. Desiderius Erasmus:

    It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.

Images & Illustrations of scriptures

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