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English noun: Scripture

1. Scripture (communication) the sacred writings of the Christian religions


SamplesHe went to carry the Word to the heathen.


SynonymsBible, Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Word, Word of God


Broader (hypernym)religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing


Narrower (hyponym)family Bible


Instance hyponymAmerican Revised Version, American Standard Version, Authorized Version, Douay Bible, Douay Version, Douay-Rheims Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, King James Bible, King James Version, New English Bible, Revised Standard Version, Revised Version, Rheims-Douay Bible, Rheims-Douay Version, Vulgate


Part holonymNew Testament, Old Testament, Testament, text


Domain category memberscovenant, demythologise, demythologize, eisegesis, exegesis, Gabriel, Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, Noah's flood, the Flood

2. scripture (communication) any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group


Synonymssacred scripture


Broader (hypernym)religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing


Narrower (hyponym)canon









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