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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Glorify

GLO'RIFY, verb transitive [Latin gloria and facio, to make.]

1. To praise; to magnify and honor in worship; to ascribe honor to, in thought or words. Psalms 86:9

God is glorified, when such his excellency, above all things, is with due admiration acknowledged.

2. To make glorious; to exalt to glory, or to celestial happiness.

Whom he justified, them he also glorified. Romans 8:1.

The God of our fathers hath glorified his son

Jesus. Acts 3:1.

3. To praise; to honor; to extol.

Whomsoever they find to be most licentious of life--him they set up and glorify

4. To procure honor or praise to.