Definition of sonship in US English:



  • See son

    • ‘In his portrait of Jesus, Mark emphasizes both Jesus' sonship and his forsakenness.’
    • ‘For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship.’
    • ‘The book of Exodus is a major witness to Israel's sonship.’
    • ‘His sonship is tested here as surely as in his initial testing by Satan.’
    • ‘In the transfiguration the announcement of divine sonship is flanked by sayings of the necessity of the cross.’