- devotions used once.
- Bible Reference: Acts 17:23
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: No
- G4574 Used 1 time
1. The state of being dedicated, consecrated, or solemnly set apart for a particular purpose.
2. A solemn attention to the Supreme Being in worship; a yielding of the heart and affections to God, with reverence, faith and piety, in religious duties, particularly in prayer and meditation; devoutness.
3. External worship; acts of religion; performance of religious duties.
As I passed by and beheld your devotions. Acts 17:23.
4. Prayer to the Supreme Being. A Christian will be regular in his morning and evening devotions.
5. An act of reverence, respect or ceremony.
6. Ardent love or affection; attachment manifested by constant attention; as, the duke was distinguished by his devotion to the king, and to the interest of the nation.
7. Earnestness; ardor; eagerness.
He seeks their hate with greater devotion than they can render it him.
8. Disposal; power of disposing of; state of dependence.
Arundel castle would keep that rich corner of the country at his majestys devotion
1. Pertaining to devotion; used in devotion; as a devotional posture; devotional exercises.
2. Suited to devotion; as a devotional frame of mind.
DEVOTIONALIST, DEVOTIONIST, noun A person given to devotion; or one superstitiously or formally devout.
DEVOTIONALIST, DEVOTIONIST noun A person given to devotion; or one superstitiously or formally devout.