Piety

In spiritual terminology, piety is a virtue that can mean religious devotion, spirituality, or a combination of both. A common element in most conceptions of piety is humility.

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    Is it any pleasure to the Almighty if you are righteous, or is it gain to him if you make your ways blameless? Is it for your piety that he reproves you, and enters into judgment with you?
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 22:3-4.

    Thus one can observe that those who proclaim piety as their goal and purpose usually turn into hypocrites.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)