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Esteem

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ESTEE'M, L. estimo Gr. to honor or esteem.

1. To set a value on, whether high or low to estimate to value.

Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the rock of his salvation. Deuteronomy 32

They that despise me shall be lightly esteemed. 1 Samuel 2

2. To prize to set a high value on to regard with reverence, respect or friendship. When our minds are not biased, we always esteem the industrious, the generous, the brave, the virtuous, and the learned.

Will he esteem thy riches? Job 36

3. To hold in opinion to repute to think.

One man esteemeth one day above another another esteemeth every day alike. Romans 14

4. To compare in value to estimate by proportion. Little used.

ESTEE'M, n. Estimation opinion or judgment of merit or demerit. This man is of no worth in my esteem.

1. High value or estimation great regard favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth.

Both those poets lived in much esteem with good and holy men in orders.

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Entry for 'Esteem'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/e/esteem.html.

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