Biblical

or bib·li·cal

[ bib-li-kuhl ]
/ ˈbɪb lɪ kəl /

adjective

of or in the Bible: a Biblical name.
in accord with the Bible.
evocative of or suggesting the Bible or Biblical times, especially in size or extent: disaster on a Biblical scale; a Biblical landscape.

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Origin of Biblical

1780–90; <Medieval Latin biblic(us) (bibl(ia) Bible + -icus-ic) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for Biblical

biblical
/ (ˈbɪblɪkəl) /

adjective

of, occurring in, or referring to the Bible
resembling the Bible in written style

Derived forms of biblical

biblically, adverb
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