God-fearing

adjective

God-fear·​ing ˈgäd-ˌfir-iŋ How to pronounce God-fearing (audio)
: having a reverent feeling toward God : devout

Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of God-fearing was in 1548

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“God-fearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/God-fearing. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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