Bible - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbaɪbl|
Brit.  |ˈbʌɪb(ə)l|


- the sacred writings of the Christian religions (syn: bible, book, scripture, word)
- a book regarded as authoritative in its field (syn: bible)


She gave each of her grandchildren a Bible.

The book is famous among foodies—it's the gourmet's bible.

The magazine is now considered the bible of the plastics industry.

The Bible tells the story of how God parted the Red Sea.

The books of the Bible

the King James Version of the Bible

He quotes the Bible frequently.

the Ten Commandments in the Bible

Some of the glibbest persons in the nation are oddly tongue-tied when the Bible is brought up.

...fundamentalist preachers who anathematize any departure from a literal interpretation of the Bible...

...lulled to sleep by the rhythmic sound of her mother's voice reading the Bible...

Today's reading is excerpted from the Bible.

The translation of the Bible gave fixity to the tongue of the new religion.

Many people quote from the Bible without knowing that they are doing so.

Luther began to translate the Bible into clear vernacular German.

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