scripture
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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(
skrihp
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sacred writings)
a. la Sagrada Escritura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(biblical)
I did a degree in theology and then specialized in Scripture.Me licencié en teología y luego me especialicé en Historia Sagrada.
scriptures
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (sacred writings)
a. las Sagradas Escrituras
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(biblical)
We will now hear a reading from the Scriptures.Ahora escucharemos una lectura de las Sagradas Escrituras.
b. los escritos sagrados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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.
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Scripture
[ˈskrɪptʃə(r)]
noun
también:
  • (Holy) Scripture, the Scriptures la Sagrada Escritura
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Scripture [ˈskrɪptʃəʳ]
noun
1 (also Holy Scripture) Sagrada Escritura (f)
2 (Educ) (subject, lesson) Historia (f) Sagrada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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