[ skrip-cher-uh l ]
/ ˈskrɪp tʃər əl /


(sometimes initial capital letter) of, relating to, or in accordance with sacred writings, especially the Scriptures.
rendered in or related to writing.

Origin of scriptural

From the Late Latin word scrīptūrālis, dating back to 1635–45. See Scripture, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM scriptural Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for scriptural

/ (ˈskrɪptʃərəl) /


(often capital) of, in accordance with, or based on Scripture
of or relating to writing

Derived forms of scriptural

scripturally, adverb
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