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Definition of 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

Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.
Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

Do not worship me, I am not God. I'm only a man. I worship Jesus Christ.
Haile Selassie
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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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