|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Relating to a base; performing the office of a base in a salt.
2. (a.) Having the base in excess, or the amount of the base atomically greater than that of the acid, or exceeding in proportion that of the related neutral salt.
3. (a.) Apparently alkaline, as certain normal salts which exhibit alkaline reactions with test paper.
4. (a.) Said of crystalline rocks which contain a relatively low percentage of silica, as basalt.
Basic (3 Occurrences)
Galatians 4:3 So we also, when we were children, were held in bondage under the elemental principles of the world. (See NIV)
Colossians 2:8 Be careful that you don't let anyone rob you through his philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ. (See NIV)
Colossians 2:20 If you died with Christ from the elements of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to ordinances, (See NIV)