biblical vs scriptural what difference

what is difference between biblical and scriptural

English

Alternative forms

  • Biblical

Etymology

bible +‎ -ical

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪblɪkəl/

Adjective

biblical (comparative more biblical, superlative most biblical)

  1. Of or relating to the Bible.
    Tithing is both a quranic and biblical virtue.
  2. In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of it).
  3. Very great; especially, exceeding previous records in scale.
    of biblical proportions; with biblical fury

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:biblical.

Antonyms

  • unbiblical

Hypernyms

  • scriptural

Hyponyms

  • evangelic, pentateuchal, psalmic, Torahic
  • New Testament, Old Testament (attributive, rarely New Testamental, Old Testamental)

Coordinate terms

  • (by sources of faith) apostolic, conciliar, ex cathedra, Mishnaic, Rabbinic, Talmudic, traditional
  • (by religions) Avestan, Qur’anic, Vedic

Derived terms

  • biblical studies
  • know someone in the biblical sense

Translations



English

Etymology

scripture +‎ -al

Adjective

scriptural (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to scripture.

Antonyms

  • nonscriptural
  • unscriptural

Derived terms

  • scripturalism

Anagrams

  • ultracrisp

French

Adjective

scriptural (feminine singular scripturale, masculine plural scripturaux, feminine plural scripturales)

  1. scriptural
  2. relating to writing or the written word

Further reading

  • “scriptural” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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