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Definition of "godly" []

  • Having great reverence for God; pious. (adjective)
  • Divine. (adjective)
  • Having a religious character; pious; devout (adjective)

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Use "godly" in a sentence
  • "This and the disciplinary design of trial to the godly is the great lesson of this book."
  • "God ... brought Daniel into favour -- The favor of others towards the godly is the doing of God."
  • "The deliverance of the godly is the work of God, that which he concerns himself in, both his wisdom to contrive the way and his power to work out the deliverance out of temptation, to prevent their falling into sin and their being ruined by their troubles."