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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Godliness

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The whole of practical piety (1 Timothy 4:8; 2 Peter 1:6 ). "It supposes knowledge, veneration, affection, dependence, submission, gratitude, and obedience." In 1 Timothy 3:16 it denotes the substance of revealed religion.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Godliness'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. http://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/view.cgi?n=1515. 1897.

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