postbiblical

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adjective post·bib·li·cal \ ˌpōst-ˈbi-bli-kəl \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of postbiblical

:occurring or existing after the creation of the Bible or after the events recorded in the Bible
  • postbiblical times
  • I read a biblical text now as if the dense screening of postbiblical commentary did not exist.
  • —Chaim Potok

First Known Use of postbiblical

1851


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