God"ly, a. [God, n. + -ly. Cf. Godlike, Like.]

Pious; reverencing God, and his character and laws; obedient to the commands of God from love for, and reverence of, his character; conformed to God's law; devout; righteous; as, a godly life.

For godly sorrow worketh repentance. 2 Cor. vii. 10.

 

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God"ly (?), adv.

Piously; devoutly; righteously.

All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. 2. Tim. iii. 12.

 

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