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Godly


GOD'LY, adjective [god-like] Pious; reverencing God, and his character and laws.

1. Living in obedience to God's commands, from a principle of love to him and reverence of his character and precepts; religious; righteous; as a godly person.

2. Pious; conformed to God's law; as a godly life.

GOD'LY, adverb Piously; righteously.

All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer

persecution. 2 Timothy 3:12.