the form of Latin used in the translation of the Bible and that became current in western Europe at the beginning of the Middle Ages.
the form of Latin used in versions of the Bible, esp the form used in the Vulgate See also Late Latin
of or in the Bible: a Biblical name. in accord with the Bible. evocative of or suggesting the Bible or Biblical times, especially in size or extent: disaster on a Biblical scale; a Biblical landscape. Contemporary Examples Can Goldman Find God? Jacki Zehner, Katharine Rhodes Henderson November 13, 2009 The GOP’s Vote for Hate—and Suicide […]
literal interpretation of the Bible. Historical Examples The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation Ernst Von Dobschutz
a person who interprets the Bible literally. a Biblical scholar. noun a biblical scholar a person who takes the Bible literally
a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek (bibliography); on this model, used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “book” (bibliophile), and sometimes with the meaning “Bible” (bibliolatry, on the model of idolatry). combining form indicating book or books: bibliography, bibliomania