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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCRIPTURE

The hymn, the portion of Scripture, and the prayer of Brother Buster.

So, again, as Scripture asserts (as Alpakhar thinks) in Deut.

Our knowledge of Scripture must then be looked for in Scripture only.

There was no need for this cause to change the text of Scripture.

All such information should, as I have said, be contained in the "history" of Scripture.

The use of a Scripture lesson is, of course, optional with the pastor.

In scripture we are furnished with illustrations of this diversified operation.

These illusions spring from misinterpretation of Scripture language.

Sir, you have left out the very idea which contains the sense of that Scripture.

We find no other means mentioned in Scripture, and therefore must not invent any.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "the sacred writings of the Bible;" mid-14c., "a writing, an act of writing, written characters," from Late Latin scriptura "the writings contained in the Bible, a passage from the Bible," in classical Latin "a writing, character, inscription," from scriptus, past participle of scribere "write" (see script (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SCRIPTURE

bible

nounholy book; authoritative book

scroll

nounrolled sheet, especially a manuscript
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