man of God

noun phrase

Examples of man of God in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anderson tearfully testified about her trust in Whitehead as a man of God, only to realize she had been deceived. Melissa Noel, Essence, 15 Mar. 2024 To a man of God, this was a dangerous foreign affectation and betrayal of nature. Ligaya Mishan Kyoko Hamada, New York Times, 18 Feb. 2024 The brutality shocked a nation previously unused to this level of violence, especially as those responsible were Shiite clergymen, men of God. Kasra Naji, Foreign Affairs, 17 Aug. 2016 Tenor Chad Shelton lent his Father Grenville a sharpened cynicism — a man of God grown weary of God’s children. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 27 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1670, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of man of God was in 1670

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“Man of God.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man%20of%20God. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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