biblical

See also: Biblical

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EtymologyEdit

bible +‎ -ical

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪblɪkəl/
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biblical (comparative more biblical, superlative most biblical)

  1. Of or relating to the Bible.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, in The China Governess[1]:
      Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.
    Tithing is both a quranic and biblical virtue.
  2. In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of it).
    The biblical teaching is that []
    biblical morality
  3. Very great; especially, exceeding previous records in scale.
    of biblical proportions; with biblical fury

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