Inerrancy



[in-er-uh n-see, -ur-] /ɪnˈɛr ən si, -ˈɜr-/

noun
1.
lack of error; infallibility.
2.
the belief that the Bible is free from error in matters of science as well as those of faith.
Compare (def 3).
n.

1818, from inerrant + -cy.

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