What does godly mean?

Definitions for godly
ˈgɒd ligod·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. godly, reverent, worshipful(adj)

    showing great reverence for god

    "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"

  2. divine, godly(adj)

    emanating from God

    "divine judgment"; "divine guidance"; "everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review

Wiktionary

  1. godly(Adverb)

    In a godly manner; piously; devoutly; righteously.

    All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. uE000111656uE001 2. Tim. iii. 12.

  2. godly(Adjective)

    Devoted to a god.

    her godly powers = her superhuman powers

  3. godly(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a god

    her godly powers = her superhuman powers

  4. godly(Adjective)

    Devoted to the single deity of one of the monotheist religions of Judaism, Christianity, or Islam.

  5. godly(Adjective)

    Gloriously good.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Godly(noun)

    pious; reverencing God, and his character and laws; obedient to the commands of God from love for, and reverence of, his character; conformed to God's law; devout; righteous; as, a godly life

    Etymology: [God, n. + -ly. Cf. Godlike, Like.]

  2. Godly(adverb)

    piously; devoutly; righteously

    Etymology: [God, n. + -ly. Cf. Godlike, Like.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of godly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of godly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of godly in a Sentence

  1. Chief Jay Parrish:

    I'm highly alarmed that someone would feel that way and that would take these significant steps to attack an innocent person, a godly person, at Bethel AME Church ', one of the most sacred things our society has left.

  2. Luther:

    Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song.

  3. John Ashcroft:

    Unique among the nations, America recognized the source of our character as being godly and eternal, not being civic and temporal. And because we have understood that our source is eternal, America has been different. We have no king but Jesus.

  4. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be the case. Now, what has been or could be your expectation? Could it be fame or obscruity, greatness or commonness, riches or poverty, grace or disgrace, mess or mercy, success or failure? However, in case you don't know, the scripture says that your expectations shall not be cut off or denied, scripture reference (Proverbs 24:14, Proverbs 23:18). Although, your expectations may be delayed, but the delay will be just for a while. Yes! all your godly, earnest and positive expectations will definitely or surely materialize. It is a matter of time and provided you are patient enough with God. ~Emeasoba George

  5. Perry Brass:

    Contrary to a great number of priests and other godly types, queer does not mean castrated.

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