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  1. of or relating to the Biblical David or his descendants.
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Origin of Davidic

First recorded in 1820–30; David + -ic
Related formspost-Da·vid·ic, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • The Davidic authorship has at least as much to say for itself as any of these conjectures.

    The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2

    Alexander Maclaren

  • If, then, these two periods are excluded, what is left but the Davidic?

  • The fervor of the Davidic psalms is wanting in the literature of Solomon's age.

  • Religion, moreover, lent its sanction to the Davidic dynasty.

  • The intention is obvious—to throw the Davidic psalms as much as possible together in the first two books.

    The Life of David

    Alexander Maclaren