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also Bib·li·cal  (bĭb′lĭ-kəl)
1. Of, relating to, or contained in the Bible.
2. Being in keeping with the nature of the Bible, especially:
a. Suggestive of the personages or times depicted in the Bible.
b. Suggestive of the prose or narrative style of the King James Bible.
3. Very great in extent; enormous: a natural disaster of near biblical proportions.

[From Medieval Latin biblicus, from Late Latin biblia, Bible; see Bible.]

Bib′li·cal·ly adv.


1. (Bible) of, occurring in, or referring to the Bible
2. (Bible) resembling the Bible in written style
ˈbiblically adv


(ˈbɪb lɪ kəl)

adj. (often l.c.)
1. of or in the Bible: a Biblical name.
2. in accord with the Bible.
3. evocative of or suggesting the Bible or Biblical times, esp. in size or extent: disaster on a biblical scale; a biblical landscape.
[1780–90; < Medieval Latin]
Bib′li•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Biblical - of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Biblebiblical - of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible; "biblical names"; "biblical Hebrew"
2.Biblical - in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or peoplebiblical - in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people; "biblical styles in writing"; "a beard of biblical proportions"; "biblical costumes"
، خاصٌّ بالكِتاب المُقَدَّس
biblíu-, biblíulegur
Kutsal Kitab'a ait


[ˈbɪblɪkəl] ADJbíblico


[ˈbɪblɪkəl] adj [times, story, text] → biblique
biblical scholar → bibliste mf


adjbiblisch, Bibel-


[ˈbɪblɪkl] adjbiblico/a


(ˈbaibl) noun
1. (with the) the sacred writings of the Christian Church, consisting of the Old and New Testaments.
2. the Jewish Scriptures (the Old Testament).
biblical (ˈbiblikəl) adjective
(often with capital) of or like the Bible. biblical references.
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