Usage note
This word is often capitalized when it refers to the biblical writings, in which case it must be also preceded by the definite article in the plural sense.
scripture
noun
1. (sacred writings) 
a. la Sagrada Escritura (F) (biblical) 
Scripture teaches us to love our enemies.La Sagrada Escritura nos enseña a amar a nuestros enemigos.
2. (education) 
a. la Historia Sagrada (F) (biblical) 
I did a degree in theology and then specialized in Scripture.Me licencié en teología y luego me especialicé en Historia Sagrada.
scriptures
plural noun
3. (sacred writings) 
a. las Sagradas Escrituras (F) (biblical) 
We will now hear a reading from the Scriptures.Ahora escucharemos una lectura de las Sagradas Escrituras.
The scriptures of different religions often address the subject of the afterlife.Los escritos sagrados de las distintas religiones abordan a menudo el tema de la vida después de la muerte.
Scripture
[ˈskrɪptʃə(r)]
noun
también:
  • (Holy) Scripture, the Scriptures la Sagrada Escritura
Scripture [ˈskrɪptʃəʳ]
noun
1 (also Holy Scripture) Sagrada Escritura (f)
2 (Educ) (subject, lesson) Historia (f) Sagrada
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