Holy One


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The Supreme Being; - so called by way of emphasis.
One separated to the service of God.
- Is. xliii. 14.

See also: Holy, Holy

References in classic literature ?
A shaven, crouching Balti, who had come down with the horses, and who was nominally some sort of degraded Buddhist, fawned upon the priest, and in thick gutturals besought the Holy One to sit at the horseboys' fire.
John, white robes are given to the redeemed, and the four-and-twenty elders stand clothed in white before the great white throne, and the Holy One that sitteth there white like wool; yet for all these accumulated associations, with whatever is sweet, and honorable, and sublime, there yet lurks an elusive something in the innermost idea of this hue, which strikes more of panic to the soul than that redness which affrights in blood.
When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee, and the rivers they shall not overflow thee; when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle upon thee; for I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour.
It is good and profitable, John, to freshen the understanding, and support the wavering, by the observance of our holy festivals; but all form is but stench in the nostrils of the Holy One, unless it be accompanied by a devout and humble spirit.
And now, when I've been so wishful to show that one thought is next to being a holy one with me and goes before all others--now, after all, you dodge me when I ever so gently hint at it, and throw me back upon myself.
There are certain holy ones, sisters born -- three virgins (23) gifted with wings: their heads are besprinkled with white meal, and they dwell under a ridge of Parnassus.
The likes of The Holy One, disappointing at Naas last time, the consistent Dis Donc and Antey are all possible dangers.
In the second of the maiden hurdles, The Holy One is selected, although he lacks the advantage of a previous run over hurdles.
God gives us his greatest gift-the proverbial 'partridge in a pear tree'(A partridge was a symbol of absolute purity and the pear tree a symbol for the Church; so Jesus is the Holy One of God united to the Church).
Many people in the land of the Holy One are grateful for their ministries in the name of Jesus--whether they call him Prophet, Teacher or Lord.
It's a symbolic meaning that Christ Jesus being a Holy One, put himself at the level of a normal human being to save people from their sins.
So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God' (Luke 1:35).