scriptural

[skrip-cher-uh l]
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adjective
  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) of, relating to, or in accordance with sacred writings, especially the Scriptures.
  2. rendered in or related to writing.

Origin of scriptural

From the Late Latin word scrīptūrālis, dating back to 1635–45. See Scripture, -al1
Related formsscrip·tur·al·ly, adverbscrip·tur·al·ness, nounan·ti·scrip·tur·al, adjectivenon·scrip·tur·al, adjectivepro-Scrip·tur·al, adjectiveun·scrip·tur·al, adjectiveun·scrip·tur·al·ly, adverb
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Related Words for scriptural

canonical, divine, holy, religious, sacred

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British Dictionary definitions for scriptural

scriptural

adjective
  1. (often capital) of, in accordance with, or based on Scripture
  2. of or relating to writing
Derived Formsscripturally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for scriptural
adj.

1640s, from Modern Latin scripturalis, from Latin scriptura (see scripture). Related: Scripturally.

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