To form letters, characters, or words on a surface with an instrument
One who transcribes professionally
Each took a copy and one was held by the scribe to be stored in the archives.
The virtues of a scribe are honesty and care (or in a single word fidelity) and intelligence.
That the word " thirtieth " is old, appears from the fact that a scribe has added a gloss (vv.
It is related that Ezra, the scribe and priest, returned to Jerusalem with priests and Levites, lay exiles, and a store of vessels for the Temple.
The pen became finer in course of time, enabling the scribe to write very small.