- fearing God
- devout; pious
People who go to church every Sunday and who obey the teachings of the Lord are an example of people who would be described as God-fearing.
(comparative more godfearing, superlative most godfearing)
(comparative more god-fearing, superlative most god-fearing)
- Alternative form of God-fearing.
- The Kehoes were a God-fearing family who, despite their relative wealth, nevertheless remained down-to-earth.
- The advance of morality is shown in the more frequent use of terms such as " just " (&LLKacos), " piety " (&ih), " insolence " (15 1 3pcs), " god-fearing" (0eou&7) s), " pure " (&yvos); and also in the plot of the story, which is distinctly a contest between right and wrong.
- Long confinement in the palace aloof from state affairs had left him pious, God-fearing and pacific in disposition.
- Vi.) represents the act as that of a loyal and God-fearing heart which knew that the true principle of Israel's unity and strength lay in national adherence to Yahweh; but the event was far from having the significance which later times ascribed to it (1 Chron.
- Various stories were circulated about the looseness of Walid's manner of life; Yazid accused him of irreligion, and, by representing himself as a devout and God-fearing man, won over the pious Moslems. The conspirators met with slight opposition.