Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. God, when considered as the first person in the Trinity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

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Examples

  • The father-god Brahma claimed to be a universal creator, nevertheless, he was styled "Lotus-born," for he arose from the primal Goddess's yoni.

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  • Egypt's father-god Ra also claimed to be a creator but owed his existence to the Goddess called "great world lotus flower, out of which rose the sun for the first time at the creation."

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  • Here in the freezing air the apostles rested from their journey, but in the dead of the night Hilary was awakened by a clamour of forlorn voices, and opening his eyes he saw the mighty father-god of Olympus looking down upon him with angry brows, and brandishing in his hand red flashes of lightning.

    A Child's Book of Saints

  • The statue of the great father-god of Rome had been hurled down the ravine into the snow-drift, and his altar had been flung into the little wintry mere which shivers in the pass, and his last priest had died of old age a lifetime ago; and the temple was now but a cold harbour for merchants and soldiers and wandering men.

    A Child's Book of Saints

  • In Asia Minor the mother goddess was overshadowed by the father god during the period of Hatti predominance, but her worship was revived after the early people along the coast and in the agricultural valleys were freed from the yoke of the father-god worshippers.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • Steven Spielberg visited the father-god in Havana in the fall of 2002.

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  • Just as Yahweh is a surrogate father-god to Abraham.

    Planet Atheism

  • *] Thus, the principal personage in any triad was always the one who had been patron of the nome previous to the introduction of the triad: in some places the father-god, and in others the mother-goddess.

    History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 1 (of 12)

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