godhead

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noun god·head \ ˈgäd-ˌhed \

Definition of godhead

1 :divine nature or essence
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

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Origin and Etymology of godhead

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

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