Part of speech: adjective

Filled with reverence and love for God; pious.

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Usage examples "godly":

  1. The Keys to Continued Peace When a person has confessed his sins with godly sorrow, and they are all under the blood of Jesus that was shed on the cross, he is " born again" and has become a new creature in Christ Jesus. - "The Key To Peace", A. Marie Miles.
  2. He taketh him out of the church, he taketh him away from the godly. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  3. They get such a view of their sin against His love that they are filled with godly sorrow. - "The One Great Reality", Louisa Clayton.