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godliness


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Godliness  \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 
  8. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  godliness 
  n  :  piety  by  virtue  of  being  a  godly  person  [ant:  {ungodliness}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Godliness 
  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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