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See also glorify
  1. stod/ 

    [var. bstod/ ] p. bstod/ 

    Biblical: to praise or glorify: 1) used of praising God: ngas khyed la bstod do/  I praise you (Mt. 11:25,26), yis ra el gyi dkon mchog la bstod do/  they praised the God of Israel (Mt. 15:31), nga yi sems kyis gtso bor bstod/  my soul glorifies the Lord (Lk. 1:46); 2) also used of praise of men: ngas khyed tshor mi bstod do/  I have no praise for you (1 Cor. 11:17), chos tshogs thams cad kyis bstod pa'i spun/  the brother who is praised by all the churches (2 Cor. 8:18).

    Cognates: 1) bstod 'os pa/  praiseworthy (Phil. 4:8); 2) bstod bsngags/  praise: dkon mchog la bstod bsngags so/  they praised God (Mt. 9:8), nga yi skyabs gnas dam par bstod bsngags shig praised be God my holy refuge (2 Sam. 22:47 NTV), phyi pa thams cad gtso bor bstod sngogs shig praise the Lord, all you Gentiles (Rom. 15:11); 3) bstod gtong /  to praise: ngas rang bstod gtong na/  if I glorify myself (Jn. 8:54); 4) bstod pa 'bul/  to offer praise (KTM).

  2. bstod pa/ 

    [var. stod pa/ ]

    Biblical: praise, honor: khyed kyis bstod pa drangs so/  you have ordained praise (Mt. 21:16), rgyal pos bstod pa de dkon mchog la ma phul pas/  because [Herod] did not give praise to God (Acts 12:23), de 'dra la bstod pa mi nas mi 'byung /  such a man's praise is not from men (Rom. 2:29), re re'i bstod pa dkon mchog nas 'ong /  each will receive his praise from God (1 Cor. 4:5), bstod pa dang dpal dang bkur sti/  praise, glory, and honor (1 Pet. 1:7).

    Buddhist: 1) praise: sangs rgyas la bstod pa mchod brjod kyi dpe cha/  manuals of worship in praise of the Buddha (TRC 2), 'jig rten las 'das bstod pa/  praise to the [Buddha] transcending the world (LKT 2); 2) bstod chen bzhi/  scriptures which praise four specific Buddhas (TRI 117).

    Cognates: bstod dbyangs/  [var. stod dbyangs/  bstod glu/ ] a song of praise: khyed la bstod dbyangs bya/  I will sing your praises (Heb. 2:12), blo bde na bstod dbyangs phul zhig the happy should sing songs of praise (Jas. 5:13).

  3. bkur sti/ 

    Biblical: honor, respect, praise: ngas mi'i bkur sti mi 'tshol/  I do not accept [lit. seek] praise from men (Jn. 5:41), phan tshun bkur sti 'tshol ba/  seek praise from one another (Jn. 5:44), de tsho dkon mchog gi bkur sti las/,,mi'i bkur sti la lhag par chags pas so/  they loved praise from men more than praise from God (Jn. 12:43).

    Buddhist: see honor.