Origin of deliverance
Related formsnon·de·liv·er·ance, noun
Examples from the Web for deliverance
The Queen of Sweden led 6,000 peasants to prayer at a cathedral for deliverance.
The informal church, operating out of trailer homes and storefronts, refers to the process of casting out demons as “deliverance.”Possessed by PTSD, A Veteran Uses Exorcisms to Cast Out His Demons|Brian Van Reet|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His books include Securing the City, Summer of Deliverance, Expats, and With the Contras.
Priests in Paris and self-proclaimed prophets in New England urged followers to appeal to God for deliverance from the weather.
The word derives from the Latin verb "deprecare," meaning to pray for deliverance from something evil or from a calamity.
The chapter of Notre-Dame had an anthem sung every day for my deliverance.The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete|Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
But not his deliverance, though even then remorse struck him.Whirligigs|O. Henry
The woman manifestly surrendered her last scruple at his deliverance.John Splendid|Neil Munro
When you are in a dark prison cell, waiting for deliverance, it seems a lifetime.Within Prison Walls|Thomas Mott Osborne
She ordered them to lie down in the tall, wet grass, and here she prayed again, and waited for deliverance.Harriet, The Moses of Her People|Sarah H. Bradford