Learner's definition of BIBLE
1 a : the book of sacred writings used in the Christian religion b : the book of sacred writings used in the Jewish religion
◊ The Christian Bible contains the Old Testament and the New Testament.
◊ The Jewish Bible contains the writings that also form the Christian Old Testament.
2 Bible [count] : a copy or edition of the Bible 3 [count] : a book, magazine, etc., that contains the most important information about a particular thing