in-skrip'-shun (verb epigrapho, "to write upon," "inscribe"):

The word occurs once in English Versions of the Bible in Acts 17:23 of the altar at Athens with the inscription "To an Unknown God." On inscriptions in archaeology, see ARCHAEOLOGY; ASSYRIA; BABYLONIA, etc.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'INSCRIPTION'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.