Definition of Biblical

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible. "Biblical Hebrew"

Exact synonyms: Scriptural
Partainyms: Bible, Scripture
Derivative terms: Bible, Scripture



2. Adjective. In keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people. "Biblical costumes"
Partainyms: Bible
Derivative terms: Bible

Definition of Biblical

1. a. Pertaining to, or derived from, the Bible; as, biblical learning; biblical authority.

Definition of Biblical

1. Adjective. (alternative capitalization of biblical) ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or relating to, the Bible ¹

3. Adjective. In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of the later) ¹

4. Adjective. In the expression "of '''biblical''' proportions", very large, exceeding previous records. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biblical

1. bible [adj] - See also: bible

Biblical Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biblical

bibelot
bibelots
bibes
bibiliography
bibimbap
bibimbop
bibirine
bibitory
bible
bible leaf
bible leaves
bible literalist
bibles
bibless
biblethumping
biblical (current term)
biblical blue
biblical mythologies
biblical mythology
biblicalities
biblicality
biblically
biblicism
biblicisms
biblicist
biblicists
biblike
biblio-
bibliobibuli
biblioclasm

Literary usage of Biblical

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

1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"Progress in biblical knowledge, like progress always, has been partly destructive and partly constructive. The fact that it has been at all destructive is ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Instead of the divisions of biblical introduction which have been set forth, ... They do away with t lie division of biblical introduction into general and ..."

3. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"The most important department of recent biblical science is biblical theology. biblical theology rests upon biblical criticism. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia of Sunday Schools and Religious Education: Giving a World by John Thomas McFarland, Benjamin Severance Winchester (1915)
"Departments of biblical literature have been established within recent years in many ... Each year marks the founding of new chairs of biblical literature. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A measurably etc list for Exegetical Theology may be as follows : (1 ) biblical Philology or istics, which treats not only of the biblical ages, ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1829)
"Translated from the German of John Jahn, DD Formerly Professor of the Oriental Languages, of biblical Antiquities,&c. &c., in the University of Vienna. ..."

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