Bible meaning

EN[ˈbaɪbəl] [-aɪbəl]
  • The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of texts sacred in Judaism and Christianity. There is no single "Bible" and many Bibles with varying contents exist.
  • With estimated total sales of over 5 billion copies, the Bible is widely considered to be the best selling book of all time, has estimated annual sales of 100 million copies, and has been a major influence on literature and history,
  • ^ Riches, John (2000). The Bible: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 7–8. ISBN 978-0-19-285343-1.
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    Definition of Bible in English Dictionary

  • NounPLBiblesSUF-ible
    1. A specific version, edition, translation, or copy of one of the above-mentioned texts.
    2. Proper noun
      1. The main religious text in Christianity.
        1. In my religion class we learn about the Bible, as well as religious texts of other religions.
      2. The Jewish holy book that was largely incorporated into the Christian Bible.
        1. She's Jewish, but she doesn't read the Bible because she's not religious.
      3. The analogous holy book of another religion.
        1. A matronymic surname​.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • 1611, Bible (KJV): Psalms 37:21, The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
            • 1611, Bible (KJV): Jeremiah 2:25 Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.
            • 1611, Bible (KJV): Proverbs 6:22, When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Some feminists have sought to depatriarchalize the Bible.
            • Archaeological evidence has demythologized some parts of the Bible.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Countable proper nouns
              • Proper nouns
                • Countable proper nouns
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            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of Bible for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "Bible" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a proper noun.
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