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Meaning of GODLINESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  piety by virtue of being a godly person
 

GODLINESS is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Antonyms: godlessness, ungodliness
 
 See Also: piety, piousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\God"li*ness\, n. [From {Godly}.]
Careful observance of, or conformity to, the laws of God; the
state or quality of being godly; piety.

      Godliness is profitable unto all things. --1 Tim. iv.
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Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

the whole of practical piety (1 Tim. 4:8; 2 Pet. 1:6). "It supposes knowledge, veneration, affection, dependence, submission, gratitude, and obedience." In 1 Tim. 3:16 it denotes the substance of revealed religion.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: angelicalness, awesomeness, awfulness, beauty of holiness, blessedness, Christianity, Christlikeness, Christliness, deity, divineness, divinity, Fatherhood, fear of God, godhead, godhood, godlikeness, godly-mindedness, godship, goodness, hallowedness, heavenliness, heavenly-mindedness, holiness, holy-mindedness, ineffability, inenarrability, inexpressibility, inviolability, inviolableness, moral rectitude, morale, morality, numinousness, odor of sanctity, otherworldliness, probity, pureness, pureness of heart, purity, rectitude, right conduct, righteousness, sacredness, sacrosanctity, sacrosanctness, sainthood, saintlikeness, saintliness, saintship, sanctitude, sanctity, seraphicalness, spirituality, spiritual-mindedness, unearthliness, unspeakability, unutterability, unworldliness, venerability, venerableness, virtue, virtuousness
 

 

 

 

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