Definition of lawgiver in English:


Line breaks: law|giver
Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːgɪvə


  • A person who draws up and enacts laws: the monarch was supreme executive, lawgiver, judge, and warrior
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    • It is no more valid to say ‘because law suggests a lawgiver, a divine lawgiver must exist’.
    • This chapter and verse makes clear that only God can be our lawgiver, judge and King.
    • It relieved humanity of the heavy load under which it was groaning and broke the fetters unjust rulers and ignorant lawgivers had put around its feet.

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