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Definition of Glory

Glory

  1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; honorable fame; renown.
  2. That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise; excellency; brilliancy; splendor.
  3. Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
  4. The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven; celestial honor; heaven.
  5. An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
  6. To exult with joy; to rejoice.
  7. To boast; to be proud.

Glory Quotations

Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. - William Butler Yeats
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
William Butler Yeats

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Confucius

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C. S. Lewis

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Glory Translations

glory in Dutch is roem, beroemdheid, lof, glorie
glory in French is gloire
glory in German is Herrlichkeit, Ruhm
glory in Italian is vanto
glory in Latin is gloria, laus
glory in Spanish is gloria

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