What does the word verily mean?

Usage examples for verily

  1. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, to- day shalt thou be with me in Paradise, ' are the exact words, Nickols, the parson answered him. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  2. Sir, it is verily and truly so. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  3. Verily, this is the fourth week I have passed without hearing a woman's sigh! – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton