biblical

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biblical (comparative more biblical, superlative most biblical)

  1. Of, or relating to, the Bible.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, The China Governess[1]:
      Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.
    Tithing is both a quranic and biblical virtue.
  2. In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of the later)
    The biblical teaching is that []
    biblical morality
  3. (idiomatic)  Very large, exceeding previous records.

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