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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
1. Superhuman Beings and Regions
 
976. Deity.
 
  
NOUN:DEITY, Divinity, Godhead, Godship, Omnipotence, Omniscience, Providence.
  [QUALITY OF BEING DIVINE] divineness, divinity.
  GOD, Lord, Jehovah, The King of Kings, The Lord of Lords, The Almighty, The Supreme Being, The Eternal Being, The Absolute Being, The First Cause; I AM, The All-Father, Ens Entium [L.], Author of all things, Creator of all things, Author of our being; Cosmoplast, Demiurge; The Infinite, The Eternal; The All-powerful, The Omnipotent, The All-wise, The All-merciful, The All-holy, The All-knowing, The Omniscient.
  Deus [L.], Theos [Greek], Dieu [F.], Gott [Ger.], Dio [It.], Dios [Sp.], Deos [Pg.], Gud [Nor., Sw., & Dan.], God [Du.], Bog’ [Russ.], Brahmă [Skr.], Deva [Skr.], Khuda [Hind.], Allah Ar.], Kami [Jap.], Ten-shu [Jap., Christian].
  [ATTRIBUTES AND PERFECTIONS] infinite -power, - wisdom, - goodness, - justice, - truth, - love, - mercy; omnipotence, omniscience, omnipresence; unity, immutability, holiness, glory, light, majesty, sovereignty; infinity, eternity (perpetuity) [See Perpetuity].
  THE TRINITY, The Holy Trinity, The Trinity in Unity, The Triune God, Triunity, Threefold Unity, “Three in One and One in Three.”
  I. GOD THE FATHER, The Maker, The Creator, The Preserver.
  [FUNCTIONS] creation, preservation, divine government, Theocracy, Thearchy; Providence; ways -, dealings -, dispensations -, visitations- of Providence.
  II. GOD THE SON, Jesus Christ; The Messiah, The Anointed, The Saviour, The Redeemer, The Mediator, The Intercessor, The Advocate, The Judge; The Son of God, The Son of Man, The Son of David; The Only-Begotten, The Lamb of God, The Word, Logos; The Man of Sorrows, Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, The Son of Mary, The Risen, Immanuel, Emmanuel, The King of Kings and Lord of Lords, The King of Glory, The Prince of Peace, The Good Shepherd, The Way, The Door, The Truth, The Life, The Bread of Life, The Light of the World, The Vine, The True Vine; The Lord our Righteousness, The Sun of Righteousness.
  The Incarnation, The Hypostatic Union, The Word made Flesh.
  [FUNCTIONS] salvation, redemption, atonement, propitiation, mediation, intercession, judgment; soteriology.
  III. GOD THE HOLY GHOST, The Holy Spirit, Paraclete, The Comforter, The Consoler, The Intercessor, The Spirit of God, The Spirit of Truth, The Dove.
  [FUNCTIONS] inspiration, unction, regeneration, sanctification, consolation, grace.
  [THE DEITY IN OTHER RELIGIONS] BRAHMANISM or HINDUISM: Brahm or Brahmă (neuter), the Supreme Soul or Essence of the Universe; Trimurti or Hindu trinity or Hindu triad: (1) Brahmă (masc.), the Creator; (2) Vishnu, the Preserver; (3) Siva or Shiva, the Destroyer and Regenerator. For other Hindu deities see 979.
  BUDDHISM: the Protestantism of the East; Buddha, the Blessed One, the Teacher, the Lord Buddha.
  ZOROASTRIANISM: Zerâna-Akerana, the Infinite Being; Ahuramazda or Ormazd, the Creator, the Lord of Wisdom, the Wise Lord, the Wise One, the King of Light, the Guardian of Mankind (opposed by Ahriman, the King of Darkness).
  MOHAMMED ANISM or ISLAM: Allah.
  
VERB:CREATE, fashion, make, form, mold or mould, manifest.
  PRESERVE, uphold, keep, perpetuate, immortalize.
  ATONE, redeem, save, propitiate, expiate; intercede, mediate.
  PREDESTINATE, predestine, foreordain, preordain; elect, call, ordain.
  BLESS, sanctify, hallow, justify, absolve, glorify.
  
ADJECTIVE:ALMIGHTY, all-powerful, omnipotent; omnipresent, all-wise, all-seeing, all-knowing, omniscient, supreme.
  DIVINE, heavenly, celestial; holy, hallowed, sacred, sacrosanct.
  SUPERNATURAL, superhuman, hyperphysical, superphysical, spiritual, ghostly, supramundane, supersensuous, supersensitive, supersensual, supernormal, unearthly.
  theistic; theocratic; deistic; anointed; soterial.
  
ADVERB:UNDER GOD, by God’s will, by God’s help, Deo volente [L.], D. V., God willing; in Jesus’ name, in His name, in His fear, to His glory; jure divino [L.], by divine right.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Domine dirige nos; en Dieu est ma fiance; et sceleratis sol oritur.—Seneca
  2. He mounts the storm and walks upon the wind.—Pope
  3. Thou great First Cause, least understood.—Pope
  4. Sans Dieu rien.
  5. Naught but God Can satisfy the soul.—Bailey
  6. God’s in His Heaven—All’s right with the world!—Browning
  7. The Somewhat which we name but cannot know.—William Watson
  8. If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.—Voltaire

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