Definition of scriptural in English:


Line breaks: scrip|tural
Pronunciation: /ˈskrɪptʃ(ə)r(ə)l


  • From or relating to the Bible: scriptural quotations from Genesis
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    • Rather, our purpose is to provide a scriptural evidence for these doctrines.
    • During the Spiritual exercises, people meditate on a scriptural passage every day at the same time, for at least 30 minutes.
    • Premodern interpreters, from both Qumran and the Syriac exegetical tradition, understood the scriptural text to be open to a revelatory discourse.



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  • This article is not intended to scripturally refute the false doctrine of never ending punishment.
  • If you have never been married or are scripturally loosed from a previous spouse you may marry.
  • In addition, there are scripturally sound reasons for investing, and there are unscriptural reasons for investing.


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

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