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Our Father which art in heaven - Stay there - And we will stay on earth - Which is sometimes so pretty.
Jacques Prevert

Meaning of "Our Father" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUR FATHER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUR FATHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Our Father is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OUR FATHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Our Father

Our Father may refer to: ▪ The Lord's Prayer of Christianity ▪ Our Father, an episode of the Heroes television series ▪ Our Father, an episode of the Dexter television series...

Definition of Our Father in the English dictionary

The definition of Our Father in the dictionary is another name for the Lord's Prayer, taken from its opening words.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUR FATHER

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Ouija board
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Oujda
Oulu
ouma
ounce
oundy
OUP
oupa
our
our feathered friends
our kid
Our Lady
Our Lord
ourali
Ourense

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUR FATHER

all-weather
birds of a feather
breather
father
feather
gather
godfather
grandfather
great-grandfather
heather
Holy Father
lather
leather
other
patent leather
rather
stepfather
sunbather
tail feather
weather
white leather

Synonyms and antonyms of Our Father in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Our Father» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUR FATHER

Find out the translation of Our Father to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Our Father from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Our Father» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

我们的父亲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Padre nuestro
570 millions of speakers

English

Our Father
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हमारे पिता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أبينا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Отче наш
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Pai Nosso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমাদের বাবা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

notre-Père
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ayah kami
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unser Vater
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

私たちの父
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우리 아버지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rama kita
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Cha của chúng tôi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எங்கள் தந்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आमच्या पित्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Babamız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Padre nostro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nasz Ojciec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Отче наш
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tatăl nostru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Πατέρα μας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ons Vader
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fader vår
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Fader vår
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Our Father

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUR FATHER»

The term «Our Father» is very widely used and occupies the 21.347 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Our Father

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3 QUOTES WITH «OUR FATHER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Our Father.
1
Wesley Clark
I said the rosary, and I said the Our Father, as they call it in the Catholic Church. One of the things I learned in the conversion process was to say the rosary, and I had a set of rosary beads. So I said 'Hail Mary, full of grace.'
2
William Pennington
Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
3
Jacques Prevert
Our Father which art in heaven - Stay there - And we will stay on earth - Which is sometimes so pretty.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUR FATHER»

Discover the use of Our Father in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Our Father and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Our Father Abraham: Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith
This volume delineates the link between Judaism and Christanity, between Old and the New Testaments, and calls Christians to reexamine their Hebrew roots so as to effect a more authentically biblical lifestyle.
Marvin R. Wilson, 1989
2
Fear of Our Father: The True Story of Abuse, Murder, and ...
This is the tragic and triumphant account of one woman’s struggle to overcome her past, clear her name in what would become a dramatic public spectacle of a trial, and finally escape the nightmares that had haunted her entire life.
Stacey Kananen, Lisa Bonnice, 2013
3
Perspectives on Our Father Abraham: Essays in Honor of ...
"More than simply a Festschrift, this book encompasses a uniquely broad range of traditions having to do with Abraham.
Steven A. Hunt, 2012
4
A Prayer to Our Father: Hebrew Origins of the Lord's Prayer
DVD includes a dramatized reading of the Lord's Prayer in the original Hebrew by Keith Johnson, and original music video of the Lord's Prayer by Andrew Hodkinson, and an original music video of the Lord's Prayer by Phil Ohst.
Nehemia Gordon, Keith Johnson, Andrew Hodkinson, 2009
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Our Father Who Art in Hell: The Life and Death of Jim Jones
The definitive account of the Jonestown Massacre.
James Reston, Jr., 2000
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Understanding "Our Father": Biblical Reflections on the ...
Join Scott Hahn (accompanied by St. Cyprian, St. John Chrysostom, and St. Augustine) as he unlocks the riches of the Lord's Prayer.
Scott Hahn, 2002
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Our Father Died: n
This is the story of a search for the causes of a father's early death and the consequences for his children.
Castellano Turner, 2012
8
Our Father
Because this single short prayer of Jesus Christ has everything that needs to be said about God, his kingdom, this life, about all of us - it is not an exaggeration to suggest that in this commentary Fr. Schmemann provides us with a map for ...
Alexander Schmemann, 2002
9
God Our Father
This is theology at its best: warm, wise, and thoughtful. See if it doesn't deepen your own love for God as your Father.
John Koessler, 1999
10
A Father for Our Father
While this book is written with men in mind, women will discover the vital role they play in facilitating the changes necessary for men to become who they were created to be. And young men will find help defining their future roles as well.
Scott Johnson, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUR FATHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Our Father is used in the context of the following news items.
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Often our will is not God's way
What is that? It's what we pray when we pray "The Our Father" or "Lord's Prayer" - "Thy will be done." +++. Often our will is not God's way. «News Item, Jul 15»
2
Brother of accused murderer speaks out
"We tried to love him as much as possible, to look out for him as a family," Harris said. "Even the incident with our father, we got him through it.". «Philly.com, Jul 15»
3
Marion Ballinger
... the kind and loving aides, nurses, doctors, therapist and staff members at Greenbriar for taking such great care of our father and grandfather. «Richmond, Jul 15»
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GRACE SPEAKS
Our father looked after us very well so I have always been a person with business acumen. Even when a started working in the President's ... «NewsdzeZimbabwe, Jul 15»
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What should we do when Jesus walks away?
Most of us only say “daily bread” when we pray the Our Father; they really mean it. I know, too, that there are times when they do not receive ... «Philippine Star, Jul 15»
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Chimay, the 'Lourdes of America'
... in English translation, the “Brothers of the Pious Fraternity of Our Father Jesus the Nazarene," which is famous for its rituals of self-flagellation ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
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Bill Kirby Jr.: How about dogwood for new city seal?
"Our father, Greg Holmes, worked for years in the ladies and children's shoe departments, as well as a short stint as store manager after Mr. «Fayetteville Observer, Jul 15»
8
Lost and found
My hope is that we can return to our Father in Heaven and help others who may need our help to also believe, to have hope and to know of His ... «Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Jul 15»
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'I am surrounded by remarkable women'
That July my family had lost our father to prostate cancer, which was devastating. He was only 70 yet was like a 50-year-old, as he was such a ... «Daily Life, Jul 15»
10
Canada-born dramatic tenor Jon Vickers dies at 88
... message from Jon Vickers” household, our concepts are with them – “It is with good unhappiness that we announce the passing of our father, ... «Vocal Republic, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Our Father [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/our-father>. Nov 2020 ».
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