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1. Scripture

noun. the sacred writings of the Christian religions.

Synonyms

  • Bible
  • Word
  • Book
  • Testament
  • text
  • sacred text
  • Word of God
  • sacred writing
  • family Bible
  • Christian Bible
  • New Testament
  • religious writing
  • Old Testament
  • Good Book
  • Holy Scripture
  • Holy Writ

Etymology

  • scriptura (Latin)
  • -tura (Latin)

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2. scripture

noun. ['ˈskrɪptʃɝ'] any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group.

Synonyms

  • sacred scripture
  • sacred text
  • sacred writing
  • religious writing
  • religious text

Etymology

  • scriptura (Latin)
  • -tura (Latin)

3. holy

adjective. ['ˈhoʊli'] belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power.

Synonyms

  • Blessed
  • consecrated
  • holiness
  • sanctified
  • sanctity
  • consecrate
  • hallowed
  • dedicated
  • beatified
  • sanctitude
  • sacred

Antonyms

  • desecrated
  • profane
  • unholy
  • blessed

Etymology

  • holi (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. holy

noun. ['ˈhoʊli'] a sacred place of pilgrimage.

Synonyms

  • topographic point
  • spot
  • sanctum
  • holy place

Antonyms

  • unhappy
  • lost
  • divest
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • holi (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word holy-scripture


1. Noun Phrase
The three major monotheistic world religions -- Christianity, Judaism and Islam -- all teach that God will reward or punish individuals for following or breaking the moral tenets of their respective holy scriptures.

2. Noun Phrase
Used extensively in editions of Islam's holy book, the Qur'an, calligraphic writing dedicated to holy scripture is generally known as kufic script and has multiple styles.

3. Noun Phrase
Bible-reading plans and methods come in a multitude of sizes, shapes and forms for anyone who desires to become more familiar with the holy scriptures of Christianity.

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