Definitions for doxologydɒkˈsɒl ə dʒi
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dox•ol•o•gydɒkˈsɒl ə dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.
a hymn or form of words containing an ascription of praise to God.
the Doxology, the metrical formula beginning “Praise God from whom all blessings flow.”
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.)
a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
An expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn sung as part of a Christian worship service.
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
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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