Definitions

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  • adj. Outside the Bible.

Etymologies

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extra- +‎ biblical

Examples

  • You repeatedly use terms like "extrabiblical," when a the language is not specific enough for your liking (or so it would appear by your repeated assertions … not meant as an accusation, just an observation)

    4Simpsons Blog - Eternity Matters

  • You repeatedly use terms like "extrabiblical," when a the language is not specific enough for your liking (or so it would appear by your repeated assertions … not meant as an accusation, just an observation).

    4Simpsons Blog - Eternity Matters

  • Clearly the frequent claim that women did not take part in public religious occasions in ancient Israel needs to be contested in light of readings that take extrabiblical artifactual evidence into account.

    Women with Hand-Drums, Dancing: Bible.

  • The word for “create” is the same as the word used in the Bible for the creative power of God (Gen 14: 19, 22) and in extrabiblical texts for the creativity of Semitic mother goddesses.

    Eve: Bible.

  • Early Christian art adopts a narrative approach to render the intricate story, incorporating extrabiblical rabbinic motifs, as in the miniature in sixth-century Vienna Genesis, a Greek paraphrase of the book of Genesis made in Constantinople.

    Art: Representation of Biblical Women.

  • Despite the legendary nature of her story, extrabiblical records from Egypt and Mesopotamia, which amply attest to the presence of strong women rulers of international reputation in Egypt and Arabia both before and after the general time period in which the Hebrew Bible places Sheba (c. tenth century b.c.e.), lend credibility to the biblical account.

    Queen of Sheba: Bible.

  • The irony is that I was claiming to be a "Bible-believing Christian" and would criticize others for being "unbiblical" and for allowing extrabiblical and postbiblical doctrines and dogmas to override and supplant Scripture, and yet all the while I was defending my conservative doctrine of Scripture from the Bible itself.

    The Bible: Not Just A Book vs. Not Even A Book

  • They were wrong b/c they set up extrabiblical traditions sound familiar? that were even harder to follow than the rest of the Law in certain convenient places, and b/c they were hypocrites in not even fulfilling those but in telling others to.

    Quote of the Day (Eric Reitan)

  • Gibson has both the will and the ingenuity to imagine an extrabiblical scene in which Pilate and his wife, Claudia, privately confer.

    Philocrites: 'Christian Century' on 'The Passion.'

  • There is clear documentation in the Bible including the prophetic works of the time, confirmed by extrabiblical sources, that describes the tumultuous struggle between the rival great powers that took place in the years that followed the death of Josiah.

    The Bible Unearthed

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