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Definition of Worship

Worship

  1. Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness.
  2. Honor; respect; civil deference.
  3. Hence, a title of honor, used in addresses to certain magistrates and others of rank or station.
  4. The act of paying divine honors to the Supreme Being; religious reverence and homage; adoration, or acts of reverence, paid to God, or a being viewed as God.
  5. Obsequious or submissive respect; extravagant admiration; adoration.
  6. An object of worship.
  7. To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence.
  8. To pay divine honors to; to reverence with supreme respect and veneration; to perform religious exercises in honor of; to adore; to venerate.
  9. To honor with extravagant love and extreme submission, as a lover; to adore; to idolize.
  10. To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform religious service.

Worship Quotations

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Mahatma Gandhi

At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.
Queen Elizabeth II

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Oscar Wilde

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

A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.
John Muir
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Worship Translations

worship in Danish is dyrke
worship in Dutch is adoratie, aanbidding
worship in German is Verehrung
worship in Italian is venerare, adorare, venerazione
worship in Swedish is dyrka, tillbedja, avguda, tillbedjan
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