from on high

Definition of from on high

  1. 1 :  from God or heaven He claimed to have heard a voice from on high.

  2. 2 :  from people with power or authority orders from on high

  3. 3 :  from a high place We looked down from on high at the lush valley.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky

Seen and Heard

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to criticize severely

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