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Meaning of GODLINESS

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

Easton Bible Dictionary

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.

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