The word BIBLE means books. B.I.B.L.E. = Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth
It is an acronym meaning Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth - pretty accurate acronym to describe the Holy Bible to me!
the meaning as gotten from dictionary.com:
Bi·ble /ˈbaɪbəl/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[bahy-buhl] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun 1. the collection of sacred writings of the Christian religion, comprising the Old and New Testaments.
2. Also called Hebrew Scriptures. the collection of sacred writings of the Jewish religion: known to Christians as the Old Testament.
3. (often lowercase) the sacred writings of any religion.
4. (lowercase) any book, reference work, periodical, etc., accepted as authoritative, informative, or reliable: He regarded that particular bird book as the birdwatchers' bible.