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[god-giv-uh n] /ˈgɒdˌgɪv ən/
given by, or coming directly from, God:
the God-given laws.
welcome; propitious; opportune.
Origin of God-given
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Freedom to worship, or to refuse to worship, is a God-given right.

    The Articles of Faith James E. Talmage
  • Consequently the expression of a freeman's will is as God-given as his right to be free.

  • He has taken a life which is God-given—hence his own life must pay the penalty.

    The Place of Dragons William Le Queux
  • Therefore rights can never be "natural" or "God-given," or absolute in any sense.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner
  • Where results seemed inevitable, it dared not claim them as God-given.

Contemporary definitions for God-given

natural, ordained; possessed without question's 21st Century Lexicon
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