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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

The difference must be distinguished between worship and respect. Islam orders you to obey and respect, as long as you are not worshiping anything other than God... Islam is a religion of peace. You don't attack. You explain.
Hakeem Olajuwon

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

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher

I may be wrong, but the essential illustrative nature of most documentary photography, and the worship of the object per se, in our best nature photography, is not enough to satisfy the man of today, compounded as he is of Christ, Freud, and Marx.
Aaron Siskind
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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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