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Definition of Bible

Bible

  1. A book.
  2. The Book by way of eminence, -- that is, the book which is made up of the writings accepted by Christians as of divine origin and authority, whether such writings be in the original language, or translated; the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments; -- sometimes in a restricted sense, the Old Testament; as, King James's Bible; Douay Bible; Luther's Bible. Also, the book which is made up of writings similarly accepted by the Jews; as, a rabbinical Bible.
  3. A book containing the sacred writings belonging to any religion; as, the Koran is often called the Mohammedan Bible.
  4. A book with an authoritative exposition of some topic, respected by many who are experts in the field.

Bible Quotations

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
John Wooden

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt

Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
Frank Sinatra

The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.
John Locke

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
Desmond Tutu
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Bible Translations

bible in Afrikaans is bybel
bible in Afrikaans is Bybel
bible in Danish is Bibel
bible in Danish is bibel
bible in Dutch is bijbel
bible in Dutch is Bijbel
bible in French is Bible
bible in German is Bibel
bible in Italian is Bibbia
bible in Spanish is biblia
bible in Swedish is bibeln