Definition of Sonship

1. n. The state of being a son, or of bearing the relation of a son; filiation.



Definition of Sonship

1. Noun. The position or state of being a son. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sonship

1. the state of being a son [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonship

sonorously
sonorousness
sonorousnesses
sonourous
sonovox
sonovoxes
sons
sons-in-law
sons-of-bitches
sons of bitches
sons of guns
sons of privilege
sons of the manse
sonse
sonses
sonship (current term)
sonships
sonsie
sonsier
sonsiest
sonsofbitches
sonsy
sontag
sontags
sonties
soo
soochong
soochongs
soodle
sooey

Literary usage of Sonship

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1. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1886)
"And it approaches the refined sonship, and the non-existent God,2 even Him who fabricated the world out of nonentities. He was not, (however,) able to have ..."

2. Dissertations on Subjects Connected with the Incarnation by Charles Gore (1907)
"but that consciousness of divine sonship did not, we are led to suppose, ... The divine sonship is impressively asserted at the baptism of Jesus by John in ..."

3. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"And it must needs be that the sonship which had been left behind ought likewise to be revealed and reinstated above. And His place should be above the ..."

4. The Place of Christ in Modern Theology by Andrew Martin Fairbairn (1895)
"As Son by essential Divine nature, He was Only Begotten ; as Son in His assumed human nature, He was First Born. His sonship as the ..."

5. New Testament Theology: Or, Historical Account of the Teaching of Jesus and by Willibald Beyschlag, Neil Buchanan (1895)
"Accordingly, Jesus does not ascribe to all men, or to all Israelites, the divine adoption (or sonship, Matt. v. 45), but only to His disciples. ..."

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