- 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.
Origin of Biblical
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Examples from the Web for biblically
It was code-named Machon Ayalon, or the Ayalon Institute, after a biblically significant valley in Israel.Israel Had a Secret, Underground Bullet Factory
July 18, 2014
And, just eyeballing it here, that ark looked closer to four hundred cubits than the biblically prescribed three hundred.‘Noah’: The Bible vs. the Blockbuster
March 30, 2014
But, biblically speaking, angels are as likely to be sending a message as delivering one.The Truth About Angels in the Bible
August 15, 2013
There is room for biblically held beliefs with regard to sexuality, but we need to change how we talk about them.Family Research Council’s Award to Antigay Pastor Ron Baity Rewards Hate Speech
June 15, 2012
“Her stand is basically a biblically oriented stand...that has no basis in fact,” Coyne told The Daily Beast in an e-mail.Sarah Palin, Creationist?
November 19, 2009
He had spent his days in what might be termed, biblically, riotous living.The Gay Cockade
- of, occurring in, or referring to the Bible
- resembling the Bible in written style
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Word Origin and History for biblically
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