from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to writing; written.
  • adj. Of, relating to, based on, or contained in the Scriptures.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to scripture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Contained in the Scriptures; according to the Scriptures, or sacred oracles; biblical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to writing; written.
  • Pertaining to, contained in, or in accordance with the Scriptures: as, a scriptural phrase; scriptural doctrine.
  • = Syn.2. Biblical, Scriptural. Biblical relates to the Bible as a book to be known or studied: as, a Biblical scholar; Biblical exegesis or criticism. Scriptural relates to the Bible as a book containing doctrine: as, the idea is not scriptural; it also means simply contained in the text of the Bible: as, a scriptural phrase. We speak of a Bible character, a Bible hero.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible
  • adj. written or relating to writing


scripture + -al (Wiktionary)



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