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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BIBLICAL

And that was the nearest the little adventuress ever came to making a Biblical quotation.

Such mistakes never were really a part of the biblical idea.

His mind went back to the Biblical story of the burning bush.

And what an epic, what a Biblical numbering of that people suggested itself!

And the streaming rain—was there ever such a deluge since the old Biblical days!

We can overwhelm them with arguments for woman suffrage—with Biblical arguments.

The three biblical languages, Hebrew, Greek and Latin, were to be taught there.

As always in this exalted state his phraseology grew Biblical.

These days of creation in the Biblical record have no night.

They did not believe either in verbal inspiration or in Biblical infallibility.

WORD ORIGIN

1790, from Bible + -ical. Related: Biblically. Earlier adjective was Biblic (1680s).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.