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Definition of "sacred text" [sacred text]

  • Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "sacred text" in a sentence
  • "Aloysius had asked Julie whether she could get him a copy of the Pentateuch and haftorahs, the sacred text of the Yahwehs."
  • "Abu Bekr, the caliph, to collect all that could be discovered of the sacred text in one volume."
  • "Besides the eighteen corrections of the Scribes which ancient Rabbis regard as made in the sacred text of the Old Testament before their time, and which were probably due to the fact that marginal explanations had of old heen embodied in the text itself, recent scholars have treated as textual additions many words and expressions scattered throughout the Hebrew Bible."