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/ˈbībəl/,
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Bibles, plural;
  1. The Christian scriptures, consisting of the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments

  2. The Jewish scriptures, consisting of the Torah or Law, the Prophets, and the Hagiographa or Writings

  3. A copy of the Christian or Jewish scriptures
    • - clutching a large black Bible under his arm
  4. A particular edition or translation of the Bible
    • - the New English Bible
  5. Any authoritative book
    • - “Larousse Gastronomique,” the bible of French cooking
  6. The scriptures of any religion


  1. the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
  2. a book regarded as authoritative in its field
  3. (biblical) of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible; "biblical names"; "biblical Hebrew"
  4. Bible is a British pop musical group, comprising Boo Hewerdine on vocals, Tony Shepherd on keyboards, Neil Macoll on guitar, Leroy Lendor on bass and David Larcombe on drums. They had 2 singles in the UK singles charts.
  5. The Lu Zhen-zhong Chinese Translation Edition is a translation of the Christian Bible into Chinese from original texts in Hebrew and Greek. The translation was performed entirely by Lu Zhen-zhong.
  6. A bible for writers is a reference document used for information on a story's characters, settings and other elements. ...
  7. The Bible were an independent UK band with lead singer Boo Hewerdine. The band released two critically acclaimed albums in the mid 1980s.
  8. This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}; The Christian holy book; The Jewish holy book that was largely incorporated into the Christian Bible; The analogous holy book of another religion; A specific version, edition, translation, or copy ...
  9. A comprehensive manual that describes something. (e.g., handyman’s bible); A holystone
  10. (Biblical) or Classical Hebrew is the ancient form of the Hebrew language, in which the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) was written, and which the ancient Israelites spoke. ...
  11. (biblical) same as unequal hours or seasonal hours.
  12. the gospel truth. Ex., "It's the bible!"
  13. A detailed and sometimes authoritative reference book covering a particular operating system, platform, or application. Originally, this was used generically to describe fundamental source books; more recently, it has been embraced by computer book publishers as a marketing ploy.
  14. Teachings of G-d to human beings; see "TANAKH"
  15. The "God loves you as He loved Jacob" slide is a reference to Malachi 1:2-3 and Romans 9:13. Paul quotes Malachi in Romans to show that God chose to bless Jacob and his descendants and to curse Esau and his descendants. ...
  16. n.s. [from βιβλιον, a book; called, by way of excellence, The Book.] The sacred volume in which are contained the revelations of God.
  17. don't leave home without it. Waterproof Bible's are perfect for Bikers.
  18. The religious, sacred text of Christianity.
  19. The word "bible" comes from the Greek word biblia, meaning books. When the early sacred Judeo-Christian writings were bound together, they were called "bibles."
  20. The compilation of all information pertaining to story lines and locations, and the complete history of each character. Used as a reference guide to maintain continuity and consistency from one episode to the next in an ongoing film or television series.
  21. the canonical collections of the Holy books of Judaism and Christianity, also known as the "old' and "new" Testaments (see below).
  22. of or relating to Yahwism, the Yahwist, or Yahweh
  23. the key collection of religious writings for Christians, including the 'Old' and 'New' Testaments
  24. slang for FM 22-5 Drill and Ceremonies, being the standard training guide for close-order or dismounted drill, and the most common reference for the proper conduct of all military events. ...
  25. the collection of 66 books that is the inspired Word of God; used as the authoritative source for determining truth