Etymology
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biblical (adj.)

1734, "pertaining to the Bible," from Bible + -ical. Related: Biblically. Earlier adjective was Biblic (1680s). Related: Biblicality.

updated on May 24, 2017

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Definitions of biblical from WordNet

biblical (adj.)
of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible;
biblical Hebrew
biblical names
Synonyms: scriptural
biblical (adj.)
in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people;
biblical costumes
a beard of biblical proportions
biblical styles in writing
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