Definitions

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  • adv. In a biblical manner.
  • adv. Carnally; in the biblical sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. According to the Bible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a biblical manner; according to the Bible.

Etymologies

biblical +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • * By Israelite “monotheism” we refer to the biblically mandated worship of one God in one place—the Jerusalem Temple—that was imbued with a special holiness.

    The Bible Unearthed

  • The question then comes, 'Is it God's highest desire, that is, his biblically expressed will,…to have a woman rule the institutions of the family, the church, and the state?'

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Johnson, tasked with building support for Santorum among Iowa's evangelical community, wrote in the email: "The question then comes, 'Is it God's highest desire, that is, His biblically expressed will, … to have a woman rule the institutions of the Family, the Church, and the State?'"

    Forbes.com: News

  • As such, they employ the time-proven method of the Trivium in education, the essence of which is the Language Arts. The goal of this Trivium-based pedagogical program is to educate students not primarily in what to think, but in how to think: thoroughly, maturely and biblically - in other words, to equip them with the tools of learning.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • It permitted divorce only on grounds of adultery - the only "biblically" recognized justification for leaving a marriage.

    FindLaw Writ - Recent Articles

  • “What we find is that most adults are biblically illiterate,” says Pastor David Chrzan, “and the campus is used to teach them.”

    American Grace

  • The religion taught at this megachurch is more about lifestyle than laws or liturgy, and though the theology it espouses is biblically literalist and straitlaced evangelical, this fact is emphasized to varying degrees, depending on the context.

    American Grace

  • The parish is part of the conservative, biblically literalist Missouri Synod Lutheran Church LCMS, the eighth largest Protestant denomination in the United States.

    American Grace

  • "I am more concerned about non-Christians reading the books because I do think it puts witchcraft in a light that is more favorable and positive than it deserves biblically."

    How Christians Warmed to Harry Potter

  • Even his most severe critics will have to admit that Dr. Schuller is biblically sound when he declares that there are still possibilities for good things to be created out of the desperate situations in which we find ourselves.

    Tony Campolo: Why Throw Stones At The Crystal Cathedral?

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