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Of, from, or relating to the Bible.‘scriptural quotations from Genesis’
scriptural, biblical, bible-believing, fundamentalist, orthodoxView synonyms
- ‘During the Spiritual exercises, people meditate on a scriptural passage every day at the same time, for at least 30 minutes.’
- ‘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.’
Mid 17th century: from late Latin scripturalis, from Latin scriptura writings (see scripture).
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