divine

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worship as divine adore
(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe aeon , eon
inspiration, divine afflatus
strong creative impulse; divine inspiration afflatus
woman who guided Dante through Paradise in the Divine Comedy Beatrice
(Old Testament) Babylonian general and son of Nebuchadnezzar II; according to the Old Testament he was warned of his doom by divine handwriting on the wall that was interpreted by Daniel (6th century BC) Belshazzar
act of praying for divine protection benediction , blessing
ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection benediction , blessing
special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course Call
(Melanesia) one of several millenarian cults that believe salvation will come in the form of wealth (`cargo') brought by westerners; some ascribe divine attributes to westerners on first contact (especially to missionaries) cargo cult
fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ Chalcedon , Council of Chalcedon
divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul Christ Within , Inner Light , Light , Light Within
threat of divine punishment or vengeance commination
sixth ecumenical council in 680-681 which condemned Monothelitism by defining two wills in Christ, divine and human Constantinople , Third Council of Constantinople
(Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC) Daniel
Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321) Dante , Dante Alighieri
divine nature deity
religious system or code of divine commands dispensation
prediction uttered under divine inspiration divination , prophecy
quality of being divine divinity
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