Definition of 'biblical'
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You are almost poised for biblical references. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The point of a biblical story is always a theological point. Christianity Today (2000)When it rains the downpour is of biblical proportions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But this tale of almost biblical disaster will end with a miracle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In what ways is the story biblical? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our heroes began a quest of biblical proportion to find somewhere to stay. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)How did this biblical story have parallels with playing tag? In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)Cutting back on sickness benefit will deliver miracle cures of biblical proportions. The Sun (2014)The popular explanation was the biblical flood had somehow washed them up from Africa. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But with singing and playing this vital, the biblical story was always easy to grasp. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a flood of Biblical proportions. The Sun (2008)It's a beauty of biblical proportions. The Sun (2010)JUMP on board for an action epic of biblical proportions that also has real depth! The Sun (2014)The hatred that divides the two clubs either side of that silver slip of the Thames is almost biblical. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The scene was almost biblical. Times, Sunday Times (2015)THEY are harrowing scenes of an almost Biblical destruction with people clinging on to the remnants of their life. The Sun (2011)Part of Goody's almost biblical redemption was that she admitted her faults. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'biblical'
British English: biblical ADJECTIVE
Biblical means contained in or relating to the Bible.
The community's links with this country date back to biblical times.
Definition of biblical from the Collins English Dictionary
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