Definition of scriptural in English:

scriptural

adjective

  • From or relating to the Bible.

    ‘scriptural quotations from Genesis’
    • ‘Rather, our purpose is to provide a scriptural evidence for these doctrines.’
    • ‘Premodern interpreters, from both Qumran and the Syriac exegetical tradition, understood the scriptural text to be open to a revelatory discourse.’
    • ‘During the Spiritual exercises, people meditate on a scriptural passage every day at the same time, for at least 30 minutes.’
    scriptural, biblical, bible-believing, fundamentalist, orthodox
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Origin

Mid 17th century: from late Latin scripturalis, from Latin scriptura writings (see scripture).

Pronunciation:

scriptural

/ˈskrɪptʃ(ə)r(ə)l/