Definitions for doxologydɒkˈsɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dox•ol•o•gydɒkˈsɒl ə dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.

  1. a hymn or form of words containing an ascription of praise to God.

    Category: Religion

  2. the Doxology, the metrical formula beginning “Praise God from whom all blessings flow.”

    Category: Religion

Origin of doxology:

1640–50; < ML doxologia < Gk, =doxo-, comb. form of dóxa honor, glory +-logia -logy

dox`o•log′i•cal-səˈlɒg ɪ kəl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doxology(noun)

    a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God


  1. doxology(Noun)

    An expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn sung as part of a Christian worship service.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doxology(noun)

    in Christian worship: A hymn expressing praise and honor to God; a form of praise to God designed to be sung or chanted by the choir or the congregation


  1. Doxology

    A doxology is a short hymn of praises to God in various Christian worship services, often added to the end of canticles, psalms, and hymns. The tradition derives from a similar practice in the Jewish synagogue, where some version of the Kaddish serves to terminate each section of the service.


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