What does latria mean?

Definitions for latria
la·tri·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adoration, latrianoun

    the worship given to God alone

Wiktionary

  1. latrianoun

    the highest form of veneration or worship, properly given to God alone

  2. Etymology: from λατρεία, from λατρευειν

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. LATRIA

    The highest kind of worship. distinguished by the papists from dulia, or inferior worship.

    Etymology: λατρεία; latrie, Fr.

    The practice of the catholick church makes genuflections, prostrations, supplications, and other acts of latria to the cross. Edward Stillingfleet, on Romish Idolatry.

Wikipedia

  1. Latria

    Latria or latreia (also known as latreutical worship) is a theological term (Latin Latrīa, from the Greek λατρεία, latreia) used in Catholic theology and Eastern Orthodox theology to mean adoration, a reverence directed only to the Holy Trinity. Latria carries an emphasis on the internal form of worship, rather than external ceremonies.

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  1. latria

    Latria is a theological term used in Christianity, originating from Latin and Greek, to refer to the supreme worship or adoration which is only due to God. It's often used to distinguish the form of reverence given to God from other types such as dulia or hyperdulia, which respectively refer to the honor given to saints and the Virgin Mary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Latrianoun

    the highest kind of worship, or that paid to God; -- distinguished by the Roman Catholics from dulia, or the inferior worship paid to saints

  2. Etymology: [L., fr. Gr. latrei`a, fr. latrey`ein to serve, fr. la`tris servant.]

Wikidata

  1. Latria

    Latrīa is a Latin term used in Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic theology to mean adoration, a reverence directed only to the Holy Trinity. Latria carries an emphasis on the internal form of worship, rather than external ceremonies.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Latria

    lā-trī′a, n. the kind of supreme worship lawfully offered to God alone—opposed to Dulia, that given to saints and angels, and to Hyperdulia, that given to the Virgin. [Gr. latreuein, to serve.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Latria

    the name given in Catholic theology to the worship of God, as distinguished from Dulia (q. v.), their name for the worship of saints.

Editors Contribution

  1. latria

    Latreia or Latria This word is talking about worship from a service perspective. When you are serving someone because of God that is latreia worship.


    Submitted by alecboyle05 on July 14, 2023  

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  1. lariat

  2. Altair

  3. atrial

  4. atrail

  5. talari

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of latria in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of latria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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