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(Gk. doxologia, “praise, laudation”; from doxa, “glory,” and logos, “word, speech, speaking”). Stately and exultant hymn of praise addressed to the Triune God or to-a single person of the Godhead, as in Paul's letters, e.g., Ro 16:27; Eph 3:21; in particular, the Greater Doxology (Gloria in excelsis), the Lesser Doxology (Gloria Patri), and the long-meter doxology (“Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”).

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