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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [bib-li-kuh l]
    • /ˈbɪb lɪ kəl/
    • /ˈbɪb.lɪ.kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bib-li-kuh l]
    • /ˈbɪb lɪ kəl/

Definitions of biblical word

  • adjective biblical Biblical means contained in or relating to the Bible. 3
  • adjective biblical of, occurring in, or referring to the Bible 3
  • adjective biblical resembling the Bible in written style 3
  • adjective biblical of or in the Bible 3
  • adjective biblical in keeping with or according to the Bible; like that in the Bible 3
  • adjective biblical of or in the Bible: a Biblical name. 1

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Origin of biblical

First appearance:

before 1780
One of the 45% newest English words
1780-90; < Medieval Latin biblic(us) (bibl(ia) Bible + -icus -ic) + -al1

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Parts of speech for Biblical


biblical popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

biblical usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for biblical

adj biblical

  • scriptural — (sometimes initial capital letter) of, relating to, or in accordance with sacred writings, especially the Scriptures.
  • theological — of, relating to, or involved with theology: a theological student.
  • ecclesiastical — of or relating to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular.
  • doctrinal — of, relating to, or concerned with doctrine: a doctrinal dispute.
  • holy — specially recognized as or declared sacred by religious use or authority; consecrated: holy ground.

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