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Meaning of GODLY

Pronunciation:  'gâdlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  emanating from God; "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black1 or white...satanic or godlyt"-Saturday Rev.
  2. [adj]  showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"

GODLY is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: divine, heavenly, pious, reverent, worshipful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \God"ly\, a. [God, n. + -ly. Cf. {Godlike}, {Like}.]
    Pious; reverencing God, and his character and laws; obedient
    to the commands of God from love for, and reverence of, his
    character; conformed to God's law; devout; righteous; as, a
    godly life.
          For godly sorrow worketh repentance.     --2 Cor. vii.
  2. \God"ly\, adv.
    Piously; devoutly; righteously.
          All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer
          persecution.                             --2. Tim. iii.
Thesaurus Terms
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