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godhead

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noun god·head \-ˌhed\

Definition of godhead

  1. 1 :  divine nature or essence

  2. 2 capitalized a :  god 1 b :  the nature of God especially as existing in three persons —used with the



Examples of godhead in a sentence

  1. <in some cultures, the ruler of the people has godhead and is worshipped accordingly>

  2. <most Christians believe that there are three separate persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—that make up the Godhead>



Origin and Etymology of godhead

Middle English godhed, from god + -hed -hood; akin to Middle English -hod -hood


First Known Use: 13th century



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