- of or in the Bible
- in keeping with or according to the Bible; like that in the Bible
The story of Mary is a Biblical story.
The name Mary is an example of a biblical name related to the story of the Virgin Mary.
- Of, relating to, or contained in the Bible.
- 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.
- Very great in extent; enormous: a natural disaster of near biblical proportions.
Origin of biblicalFrom Medieval Latin biblicus from Late Latin biblia Bible ; see Bible .
(comparative more Biblical, superlative most Biblical)
- Alternative capitalization of biblical..
- Its object was to fix the biblical text unalterably.
- Grew up around this and the other biblical statements.
- The occupants of Edom during practically the whole period of Biblical history were the Bedouin tribes which claimed 1 A curious etymological speculation connects the name with the story of Esau's begging for Jacob's pottage, Gen.
- On the development of the study of biblical history see C. A.
- His first work was an inquiry into the authorship of the Commentary on St Paul's Epistles and the Treatise on Biblical Questions, ascribed to Ambrose and Augustine respectively.