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MAJ'ESTY, n. L. majestas, from the root of magis, major, more, greater.

1. Greatness of appearance dignity grandeur dignity of aspect or manner the quality or state of a person or thing which inspires awe or reverence in the beholder applied with peculiar propriety to God and his works.

Jehovah reigneth he is clothed with majesty. Psalms 93

The voice of Jehovah is full of majesty. Psalms 29

It is applied to the dignity, pomp and splendor of earthly princes.

When he showed the riches of his glorious kingdom--the honor of his excellent majesty many days-- Esther 1

2. Dignity elevation of manner.

The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd,

The next in majesty--

3. A title of emperors, kings and queens as most royal majesty may it please your majesty. In this sense, it admits of the plural as, their majesties attended the concert.
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Entry for 'Majesty'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​m/majesty.html.
 
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