the Bible


: the book of sacred writings used in the Christian religion

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Recent Examples on the Web Inspired by Valla's philological analysis of the Bible, Dutch humanist Erasmus employed these same empirical techniques to demonstrate that, for example, the concept of the Trinity did not appear in bibles before the 11th century. Michael Shermer, Scientific American, 1 June 2015 Young America admired venerable old sages – Moses of the Bible, first and foremost. Maurizio Valsania, USA TODAY, 25 Apr. 2023 Everything in the room is free -- food, candy, coffee and the Bible, which Johnson studies, well, religiously. Thallman, oregonlive, 25 Apr. 2023 It’s not written in the Bible. Josh Lederman, NBC News, 20 Apr. 2023 In one early scene, Jesus’ best friend comments on his obsession with sheep — which frequently feature in the Bible’s parables. Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel, 18 Apr. 2023 In writing about the Bible, Mr. Shalev noted that the Tenth Commandment, unlike the other nine, is a prohibition against coveting — that is, against feeling, not action. Joseph Berger, New York Times, 13 Apr. 2023 The couple talked a lot about God and the Bible. Amanda Karrh, ABC News, 7 Apr. 2023 The Way of the Cross is a Catholic worship service in which those gathered meditate on the Passion of the Christ — the final moments of Jesus's life recorded in the Bible. Timothy Nerozzi, Fox News, 7 Apr. 2023 See More

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“The Bible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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