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Pericope vs. Scripture

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Pericopenoun

(rhetoric) A section of text forming a coherent thought, suitable for use in a speech.

Scripturenoun

A sacred writing or holy book.

‘The primary scripture in Zoroastrianism is the Avesta.’;

Pericopenoun

A passage of Scripture to be read in public worship or a book containing such passages.

‘The reader looked up the Sunday morning pericope.’; ‘The oldest known system of pericopes in the Western Church is ascribed to Jerome.’;

Scripturenoun

(by extension) An authoritative statement.

Pericopenoun

A selection or extract from a book; especially (Theol.), a selection from the Bible, appointed to be read in the churches or used as a text for a sermon.

Scripturenoun

Anything written; a writing; a document; an inscription.

‘I have put it in scripture and in remembrance.’; ‘Then the Lord of Manny read the scripture on the tomb, the which was in Latin.’;

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Pericope

A pericope (; Greek περικοπή, ) in rhetoric is a set of verses that forms one coherent unit or thought, suitable for public reading from a text, now usually of sacred scripture. Also can be used as a way to identify certain themes in a chapter of sacred text.

‘a cutting-out’;

Scripturenoun

The books of the Old and the New Testament, or of either of them; the Bible; - used by way of eminence or distinction, and chiefly in the plural.

‘There is not any action a man ought to do, or to forbear, but the Scripture will give him a clear precept or prohibition for it.’; ‘Compared with the knowledge which the Scriptures contain, every other subject of human inquiry is vanity.’;

Scripturenoun

A passage from the Bible; a text.

‘The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.’; ‘Hanging by the twined thread of one doubtful Scripture.’;

Scripturenoun

the sacred writings of the Christian religions;

‘he went to carry the Word to the heathen’;

Scripturenoun

any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group

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