GOD'LINESS, noun [from godly.] Piety; belief in God, and reverence for his character and laws.
1. A religious life; a careful observance of the laws of God and performance of religious duties, proceeding from love and reverence for the divine character and commands; christian obedience.
Godliness is profitable unto all things. 1 Timothy 4:7.
2. Revelation; the system of christianity.
Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness;
God was manifest in the flesh. l Tim.3.