|n.||1.||Anything written; a writing; a document; an inscription.|
|2.||The books of the Old and the New Testament, or of either of them; the Bible; - used by way of eminence or distinction, and chiefly in the plural.|
There is not any action a man ought to do, or to forbear, but the Scripture will give him a clear precept or prohibition for it.
|3.||A passage from the Bible; a text.|
|Noun||1.||Scripture - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"|
|2.||scripture - any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group|
Synonyms: sacred scripture