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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 God·li·ness, n.  Careful observance of, or conformity to, the laws of God; the state or quality of being godly; piety.
    Godliness is profitable unto all things.   --1 Tim. iv. 8.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : piety by virtue of being a godly person [ant: ungodliness]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

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