Origin of Scripture
Examples from the Web for scripture
In keeping with the facade, Williams showed himself to be dedicated preacher who “knows his scripture.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even before there was a script for my last film, Noah, I was interested in the environmental message in scripture.
The equivalence between comic books and Scripture is telling of how seriously canon is taken by these fans.DC Comics’ Diversity Crisis: Why the Status Quo Rules|Liz Watson|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Legendary Lovers” has her cooing at her man over sitar backing to “say my name like a scripture.‘Prism’ Review: Katy Perry Perfects the Pop Blockbuster|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A bit of scripture, a prayer, something to help him get through his day.Joshua DuBois’s Daily Devotionals for Obama Are Now a Book|Joshua DuBois|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are many men amongst us who, in Scripture phrase, refuse to hear the voice of the charmer, charm he never so wisely.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Does not your lordship think that a knowledge of the Scripture would work inestimable benefit in these realms?The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
About doctrine and worship; the Scripture is no law in any of these following cases, but hath left them undetermined.A Christian Directory|Baxter Richard
And yet he had probably never heard of the Scripture, where it is said that God repented of His making man.Great Mysteries and Little Plagues|John Neal
I have quoted only part of the passage of Scripture in which these words occur.Westminster Sermons|Charles Kingsley
Word Origin for scripture
early 14c., "the sacred writings of the Bible;" mid-14c., "a writing, an act of writing, written characters," from Late Latin scriptura "the writings contained in the Bible, a passage from the Bible," in classical Latin "a writing, character, inscription," from scriptus, past participle of scribere "write" (see script (n.)).