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Sacred text   /sˈeɪkrəd tɛkst/   Listen
Sacred text

Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity.  Synonyms: religious text, religious writing, sacred writing.

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"Sacred text" Quotes from Famous Books

... Deus," which in order that they might be better adapted to the historical circumstances or solemnities of the Jewish people have been slightly revised or modified, by the omission or addition of a versicle or two saving, however, the inspiration of the whole sacred text? ...
— The Divine Office • Rev. E. J. Quigley

... conspicuous, and, if we assume that it is really an interpolation of the original book, we may well suppose with Bishop Gray, that "some writer desirous of imitating and embellishing the sacred text" has left us this specimen of his work; that the veneration of some Hellenistic Jew probably induced him to fabricate this ornamental addition to the history (op. cit. pp. ...
— The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study • William Heaford Daubney

... or three weeks past have been spent profitably in perusing some of A. Clarke's Notes on the Book of Genesis; and although I am fully aware that the greatest caution is necessary, when these learned men undertake to exercise their skill on the sacred text, yet I am of opinion, if used with prudence and a right spirit attended to, it may tend considerably to illustrate particular passages. I think this pious man has not only shown his profound knowledge of the learned languages, but some of his ...
— Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel • John Yeardley

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