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adjective as in ecclesiastical

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The scriptural Moses is defined by his frailties, his inability to act.

The examination morphed into a far-reaching conversation between Bryan and Darrow on scriptural interpretation.

Here is one place where I wish liberals were more conversant  and comfortable speaking in religious and scriptural contexts.

Did it take a crucial bit of scriptural or intellectual evidence in addition to your personal experience?

He admitted that he uses a version of the "Inconvenient Truth" slide show that is "filled with scriptural references."

But to rulers possessed of scriptural qualifications, cordial obedience is due.

In order that the Church may act in character, her procedure in regard to the election of pastors and elders, must be scriptural.

The government itself, though for certain ends it applies the oath, is not scriptural.

The sufferings of the patriarch Job form the subject of a few of these scriptural illustrations.

For each or either of these extra-scriptural Articles of Faith the preceding Aphorism supplies a safe criterion.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scriptural, such as: canonical, divine, holy, religious, and sacred.

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