from on high

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Definition of from on high

1 : from God or heaven He claimed to have heard a voice from on high.
2 : from people with power or authority orders from on high
3 : from a high place We looked down from on high at the lush valley.

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“From on high.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/from%20on%20high. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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