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