He walked down the hill, pausing a reverent moment at the headstone, and then ducked under a limb as he continued down the hill.
Priere), a term used generally for any humble petition, but more technically, in religion, for that mode of addressing a divine or sacred power in which there predominates the mood and intention of reverent entreaty.
(1) Only if the deity be regarded as altogether superior is there room for prayer proper, that is, reverent entreaty.
He was, however, blameless in morals and reverent in religion.
I), be reverent in visiting the house of God (the temple and the connected buildings) 1 The clause is obscure; literally" he (or, one) rises at (?) the voice of the bird,"usually understood to refer to the old man's inability to sleep in the morning; but this is not a universal trait of old age, and besides, a reference to affairs in the house is to be expected; the Hebrew construction also is of doubtful correctness.