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Bible - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bible' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bible [ n.]
- A book.
- The Book by way of eminence, -- that is, the book which is made up of the writings accepted by Christians as of divine origin and authority, whether such writings be in the original language, or translated; the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments; -- sometimes in a restricted sense, the Old Testament; as, King James's Bible; Douay Bible; Luther's Bible. Also, the book which is made up of writings similarly accepted by the Jews; as, a rabbinical Bible.
- A book containing the sacred writings belonging to any religion; as, the Koran is often called the Mohammedan Bible.
- A book with an authoritative exposition of some topic, respected by many who are experts in the field.

Meaning of 'Bible' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bible [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the sacred writings of the Christian religions
Example in sentence:
  • he went to carry the Word to the heathen