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[13c] and oxen by the oxherd's and everything else in the same way? Or do you think care and attention are ever meant for the injury of that which is cared for?

No, by Zeus, I do not.

But for its benefit?

Of course.

Then holiness, since it is the art of attending to the gods, is a benefit to the gods, and makes them better? And you would agree that when you do a holy or pious act you are making one of the gods better?

No, by Zeus, not I.

Nor do I, Euthyphro, think that is what you meant. Far from it. But I asked what you meant by

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