American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or contained in the Bible.
- adj. Being in keeping with the nature of the Bible, especially:
- adj. Suggestive of the personages or times depicted in the Bible.
- adj. Suggestive of the prose or narrative style of the King James Bible.
- adj. Very great in extent; enormous: a natural disaster of near biblical proportions.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the Bible or to the sacred writings: as, biblical learning; biblical criticism.
- In accord with the teachings of the Bible; scriptural.
- Authoritative; true.
- Synonyms See scriptural.
- adj. Of, or relating to, the Bible
- adj. In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of the later)
- adj. idiomatic Very large, exceeding previous records.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, the Bible.
- adj. of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible
- adj. in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people
- From Medieval Latin biblicus, from Late Latin biblia, Bible; see Bible. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“That means planting what he refers to as "biblical wheat" over the coming weeks.”
“Speaking of tongue-blistering, I was gonna tell you how I came to know my Maytag man in what you call the biblical sense.”
“The finest illustration of this is furnished by the French curé, who, to avoid being compelled, like other citizens, to pave the street in front of his house, quoted a saying which he described as biblical: paveant illi, ego non pavebo.”
“As Tunisians flooded Lampedusa earlier this month, Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni, of the anti-immigrant Northern League, stoked fears that terrorists and al-Qaida supporters could have mingled among what he described as a "biblical exodus" of migrants.”
“Green has attributed his out-of-state popularity to a public speaking career that has taken him around the country over the past 10 years as part of WallBuilders, which seeks to educate the public about what it calls the biblical principles behind the nation's early history and the U.S. Constitution.”
“Rhinos … WHOLE FKN KINGDOM IS IN FEAR … and well it fkn should be, for death and chaos, shall decent upon his skanky arse, wreak HAVOCK and fkn RETRIBUTION in biblical fkn scales.”
“BSG is steeped in biblical references, and so the religious nature of the ending should have been no surprise to those who spotted the references, particularly for those who remember the original series.”
“Well aware that most of the sources on which she must rely were written in biblical times, 50 B.C. to A.D. 150 -- anywhere from two decades to two centuries after Cleopatra was born -- she informs us whether she is quoting Plutarch or Cicero or Dio in her characterizations, and, in the process, these thoroughly feisty, opinionated bards, too, become part of the tale.”
“Why do fundy trolls always speak in biblical cliches?”
“Also archaeologists, the Gears apply over thirty years of research with their backgrounds in biblical archaeology, religious studies, Greek, and Latin, to reveal a new and relatively unknown and historically unsupported biography of Jesus Christ, or Yeshua.”
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