man of God


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man of God

n. pl. men of God
A clergyman.
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man of God

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a saint or prophet
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a clergyman
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cler•gy•man

(ˈklɜr dʒi mən)

n., pl. -men.
a member of the clergy.
[1570–80]
usage: See -man.
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References in classic literature ?
Mournfully and low the man of God began his eulogy of the dead, and his doleful voice, mingled with the sobbing which it was its purpose to stimulate and sustain, rose and fell, seemed to come and go, like the sound of a sullen sea.
He wanted to be a man of God and a leader among men of God.
The beginning of the most materialistic age in the history of the world, when wars would be fought without patrio- tism, when men would forget God and only pay attention to moral standards, when the will to power would replace the will to serve and beauty would be well-nigh forgotten in the terrible headlong rush of mankind toward the acquiring of possessions, was telling its story to Jesse the man of God as it was to the men about him.
Yes, for replenished with the meat and wine of the word, to the faithful man of God, this pulpit, I see, is a self-containing stronghold --a lofty Ehrenbreitstein, with a perennial well of water within the walls.
"My sister," said an adjacent Man of God, solemnly, "you cannot stop the wicked from going to Chicago by killing them."
Burch prayed for grandfather, and called him a man of God, and thanked our Heavenly Father that his spirit was still alive in his descendants (that was you), and that the good old house where so many of the brethren had been cheered and helped, and from which so many had gone out strengthened for the fight, was still hospitably open for the stranger and wayfarer."
Shepherd Bushiri Foundation was formed to spearhead the man of God's charity works and uplift people's lives.
A pastor, in this case a so-called man of God, has a primary responsibility to unite the flock and lead them to God.
Muthoni's family wants the DCI to investigate claims that the 'man of God' has been irregularly pocketing millions generated from the woman's estate against her will.
The rowdy crowd once again forced the man of God outside the compound.
Tim Vaughan has teamed up with the jockey only once and that was unsuccessful, but Man Of God is still lightly raced for the trainer and appears open to plenty of improvement on just his sixth start for the stable.
HAYDOCK: 6.00 Muwalla, 6.35 Glen Moss, 7.10 Tortoni, 7.40 Camberley Two, 8.10 Dubawi Dancer, 8.40 Man Of God. LINGFIELD: 2.10 Jamr, 2.40 Aviso, 3.10 Maher, 3.40 Flirty Gerty, 4.10 Waseem Faris, 4.40 Love Nest, 5.10 Louphole.