Divine Definitions: (1) Very grand and dignified; august; prestigious; (2) Admirable; esteemed; (3) Astoundingly magnanimous; (4) Exquisite, marvelous; (5) The maker of miracles

Synonyms: God deserves to be thought of in the loftiest of concepts. Humans can fathom only a small bit of what He actually is. Additional superlatives would be: amazing, fabulous, fantastic, incredible, superb, supernal.

Quote: For from the grandeur and beauty of created things their Original Author, by analogy, is seen. — Amenemope (?-983 BC) Wisdom of Amenemopet 13:5 {1550-1350 BC}

Comment: God has everything and can lose nothing – no matter how much of Himself he gives away His infinity remains full. Even a human who has everything can afford to be magnanimous. How much more generous is The One who wants us to share in everything He is?

Human Definitions: (1) dignity of personality or character; august; noble; (2) splendid; elevated; stately; (3) admirably magnanimous

Derivation: Old French, “grandeur, greatness”

Synonyms: composed, esteemed, prestigious

Quote: The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul. — Eliza Farnham (1815–1864) American novelist