Definition of Biblical Latin

1. Noun. The form of Latin written between the 3rd and 8th centuries.

Exact synonyms: Late Latin
Generic synonyms: Latin



Definition of Biblical Latin

1. Proper noun. Late Latin, as used in translations and commentaries on the Bible, influenced by biblical Greek and Hebrew. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biblical Latin

Bibb lettuce
Bibendum
Bible
Bible-worship
Bible Belt
Bible basher
Bible bashers
Bible thumper
Bible thumpers
Bibles
Biblezine
Biblezines
Biblical
Biblical Aramaic
Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Latin (current term)
Bibos
Bibos frontalis
Bibos gaurus
Bichat
Bichat's canal
Bichat's fat-pad
Bichat's fissure
Bichat's foramen
Bichat's fossa
Bichat's ligament
Bichat's membrane
Bichat's protuberance
Bichat's tunic
Bichon Frisé

Literary usage of Biblical Latin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The French Tragi-comedy by Henry Carrington Lancaster (1907)
"In this respect, therefore, the biblical Latin drama differs from the Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese tragi-comedy, with the exception of Celestina, for, ..."

2. Journal of Theological Studies (1902)
"But he cares nothing for the conventional Biblical Latin. For example, in Acts iv 9 the scribe of Codex Bezae (or its ancestor) forgot to cross aT, ..."

3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1871)
"Christ spoke or chanted in biblical Latin ; but he translated into Languedocian verse his own speeches. The profane characters at once addressed the ..."

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