Bible

Definitions of Bible
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n the sacred writings of the Christian religions

Synonyms:
Book, Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word, Word of God
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Vulgate
the Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century; as revised in 1592 it was adopted as the official text for the Roman Catholic Church
Douay-Rheims Version
an English translation of the Vulgate by Roman Catholic scholars
Authorized Version
an English translation of the Bible published in 1611
Revised Version
a British revision of the Authorized Version
New English Bible
a modern English version of the Bible and Apocrypha
American Standard Version
a revised version of the King James Version
Revised Standard Version
a revision of the American Standard Version
Types:
family Bible
a large Bible with pages to record marriages and births
Type of:
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing
writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity

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