scripture Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “scripture” in the English Dictionary

"scripture" in British English

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scripturenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈskrɪp.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
the ​holy writings of a ​religion: the ​Hindu/​Buddhist/​Muslim scriptures According to Holy Scripture (= the ​Bible), ​Godcreated the ​world in six ​days.
adjective uk   us   /-əl/ specialized
scriptural ​texts/​passages
(Definition of scripture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scripturenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈskrɪp·tʃər/
the ​holy writings of a ​religion: [C] sacred Scriptures Scripture or the Scriptures refers to the ​Bible, ​including the ​Old and New Testaments.
(Definition of scripture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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