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  • noun Plural form of godliness.


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  • The word "all" is not in the original; but both the other words are in the plural number, -- "In holy conversations and godlinesses."

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • This is "the holy commandment" mentioned in 2Pe 3: 2. conversation ... godliness -- Greek, plural: behaviors (towards men), godlinesses (or pieties towards God) in their manifold modes of manifestation.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Mr. Secretary Pepys gave a great library to Magdalen College at Cambridge: but among the folios peeped out little black-letter ballads and 'penny merriments, penny witticisms, penny compliments, and penny godlinesses.'

    The Great Book-Collectors


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