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adjective as in relating to the Bible

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With his anachronistic attitude toward the biblical story, Bale is just following the lead of his director.

Turning from biblical interpretation to psychiatry, the actor added, “I think the man was likely schizophrenic.”

Especially not when the display in question includes an angel falling from the sky in flames, surrounded by Biblical verses.

In other words, it may indeed take one to know one, in the full biblical sense of the word “know.”

The city has unleashed messianic passions since biblical times.

We should like to see a Biblical Commentary from his pen; it, would be immortal on account of its straightforwardnsss and oddity.

An occasional pathos of simple humanity, and frequent patches of big Biblical words, relieved the homely tissue.

The acted parable went home, as so often was the case in biblical times; and the proposed raid was countermanded.

The biblical term is the mountains of Ararat or Urartu, and the term includes the whole of the Hakkiari range.

Their salutations and modes of speech are also Biblical, and lend a touch of poetry to their lives.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to biblical, such as: doctrinal, ecclesiastical, scriptural, theological, apostolic, and divine.

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