Definition of House of prayer
1. Noun. Any building where congregations gather for prayer.
Specialized synonyms: Bethel, Chapel, Church, Church Building, Conventicle, Meetinghouse, Masjid, Musjid, Mosque, Shrine, Synagogue, Tabernacle, Temple, Temple
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice
Lexicographical Neighbors of House Of Prayer
Literary usage of House of prayer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1823)
"But, oh happy meeting more, for that would be the house of prayer made a den of blessed will, send us upon earth one God, where is Christian Religion free ..."
2. Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey (1813)
"... permit sinfull mortals to approach his Majesty ; and promise " to make them joyful in his house of prayer !" Thin should more Nay, the everlasting GOD ..."
3. Old England and New England, in a series of views taken on the spot by Alfred Bunn (1853)
"Institutions and Lyceums of New England—Their character and thoir advantages—A house of prayer turned into a den of thieves—Laughing forbidden—The laity ..."