see also: Scripture
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈskɹɪptʃɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈskɹɪptʃə/


  1. A sacred writing or holy book.
    The primary scripture in Zoroastrianism is the Avesta.
  2. (by extension) An authoritative statement.
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Proper noun
  1. The Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible.
  2. The Hebrew Tanakh
  3. The Muslim Quran.
  4. Any of several other texts considered holy:
    1. the Aqdas
    2. the Adi Granth
    3. the Avesta
    4. the Book of Shadows
    5. the Raelian Sensual Meditation
    6. the Poetic Edda
    7. the Tripitaka
    8. the Veda

scripture (uncountable)

  1. The religious text of a given religion.

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