What is another word for Scriptures?

Pronunciation: [skɹˈɪpt͡ʃəz] (IPA)

Scriptures, also known as religious texts, are holy books containing teachings and doctrines of various religions. The Bible is the most famous example of scriptures for Christians. In Islam, the Quran is known as the holy book, while the Hindu religion has Vedas and Upanishads. Scriptures are often thought of as sacred writings that serve as a guide for followers of a religion. Synonyms for Scriptures include holy scriptures, sacred texts, religious books, canonical texts, and divine words. These synonyms emphasize the importance and reverence given to these books by their respective religions. Each religion has its own set of scriptures that hold immense value and significance for its adherents.

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What are the hypernyms for Scriptures?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    revelations, sacred writings, sacred texts, religious literature, Scriptures of faith, canonical texts, holy texts, inspired writings, religious works, sacred books.

Usage examples for Scriptures

Ye search the Scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of Me; and ye will not come to Me, that ye may have life.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
You search the Scriptures, and rightly, for they are they which testify of Me.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
You may see that it is always so, if you look in the Holy Scriptures.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr

Famous quotes with Scriptures

  • Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures.
    Eden Ahbez
  • The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of its direction from the will of God revealed in the Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed in the church for its continual edification.
    William Ames
  • They who are not induced to believe and live as they ought by those discoveries which God hath made in Scriptures would stand out against any evidence whatever, even that of a messenger sent express from the other world.
    Francis Atterbury
  • Scriptures and creeds may come to seem incredible, but faith will still go dancing on.
    Sydney Carter
  • This doctrine of Christ and of the apostles, from which the true faith of the primitive church was received, the apostles at first delivered orally, without writing, but later, not by any human counsel but by the will of God, they handed it on in the Scriptures.
    Martin Chemnitz

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