worship


worship
01. Katie [worships] her big brother, and follows him everywhere around the house.
02. They go to church every Sunday to [worship] their god.
03. Their family business is closed on days of [worship].
04. A group of Jews [worshipping] at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem were gunned down by terrorists today.
05. Friday is considered a day of [worship] for their religion.
06. The city of Homs in Syria was once the center of [worship] of Baal, a sun god of ancient times.
07. In ancient Egypt, onions were considered an object of [worship], and symbolized eternal life.
08. At the age of 13, St. Agnes was beheaded in Rome because she would not [worship] the goddess Minerva.
09. In one Czechoslovakian church there is a chandelier made of human bones, the remains of former [worshippers].
10. Actress Ingrid Bergman once said, "Be yourself. The world [worships] the original."
11. There is a Jewish proverb which holds that hospitality is one form of [worship].
12. Until 313 A.D., Christians had to [worship] in private homes.
13. Arthur C. Clarke once suggested that it may be that our role on this planet is not to [worship] God, but to create him.
14. The Constitution of Jordan guarantees freedom of [worship] of all religions.
15. Spirit [worship] is the dominant belief of many of the hill tribe peoples of Laos.
16. The Mayan Indians regarded the jaguar as a symbol of power, and [worshipped] the animal as a god.
17. Maria Lionza is a goddess of nature and fertility, and is a popular object of [worship] in Venezuela.
18. Every June, thousands of New Age sun [worshippers] flock to Stonehenge for the summer solstice.
19. Man has learned a great deal about the moon since the days when ancient man [worshipped] it as a goddess who ruled the night.
20. Someone once suggested that only a self-educated man truly [worships] his teacher.
21. In the early Christian church, instrumental music was excluded from public [worship] because it was not seen to open the mind to Christian teachings.
22. John Calvin and other Protestant leaders of his time were distrustful of art in [worship] and prohibited the singing of all but biblical texts in church.

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  • WORSHIP — WORSHIP, service rendered to God and comprehending both the attitude of reverence and love toward the Deity and the activity – in conduct as well as ritual – in which the homage finds expression. Terminology The biblical vocabulary of worship is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Worship — Wor ship, n. [OE. worshipe, wur[eth]scipe, AS. weor[eth]scipe; weor[eth] worth + scipe ship. See {Worth}, a., and { ship}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excellence of character; dignity; worth; worthiness. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] A man of worship and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worship — [wʉr′ship] n. [ME worschip < OE weorthscipe, honor, dignity, worship: see WORTH1 & SHIP] 1. a) reverence or devotion for a deity; religious homage or veneration b) a church service or other rite showing this 2. extreme devotion or intense …   English World dictionary

  • Worship — Wor ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Worshiped}{Worshipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Worshiping} or {Worshipping}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To respect; to honor; to treat with civil reverence. [Obsoles.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Our grave . . . shall have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Worship — Wor ship, v. i. To perform acts of homage or adoration; esp., to perform religious service. [1913 Webster] Our fathers worshiped in this mountain; and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. John iv. 20. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worship — n adoration, veneration, reverence (see under REVERE vb) Analogous words: *honor, homage, obeisance: respect, *regard, esteem, admiration Contrasted words: *profanation, desecration, sacrilege: execration, cursing (see corresponding verbs at… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • worship — [n] honoring, glorification adoration, adulation, awe, beatification, benediction, chapel, church service, deification, devotion, exaltation, genuflection, glory, homage, honor, idolatry, idolization, invocation, laudation, love, offering, praise …   New thesaurus

  • worship — ► NOUN 1) the feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity. 2) religious rites and ceremonies. 3) great admiration or devotion. 4) (His/Your Worship) chiefly Brit. a title of respect for a magistrate or mayor. ► VERB (worshipped …   English terms dictionary

  • Worship — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Funeral Doom Gründung 1998 Gründungsmitglieder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • worship — index honor (outward respect), regard (hold in esteem), respect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • worship — (n.) O.E. worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (W.Saxon) condition of being worthy, honor, renown, from weorð worthy (see WORTH (Cf. worth)) + scipe (see SHIP (Cf. ship)). Sense of reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being is first… …   Etymology dictionary