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Definition of Holy

Holy

  1. Set apart to the service or worship of God; hallowed; sacred; reserved from profane or common use; holy vessels; a holy priesthood.
  2. Spiritually whole or sound; of unimpaired innocence and virtue; free from sinful affections; pure in heart; godly; pious; irreproachable; guiltless; acceptable to God.

Holy Quotations

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Buddha

Never lose a holy curiosity.
Albert Einstein

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
Mahatma Gandhi

I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
Martin Luther

When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Holy Translations

holy in Dutch is gewijd, heilig, sacraal, geheiligd
holy in German is heilig
holy in Italian is santo
holy in Latin is pius, sanctus, pia pium
holy in Norwegian is hellig
holy in Swedish is helig

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