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Esteem
Self-Esteem
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Esteem
Esteem [Heb. ʿênayim] (Neh. 6:16); AV “eyes”; NEB “achievement”; [qālâ] (“lightly esteemed,” 1 S. 2:30); NEB “treated with contempt”; [lōʾ ḥāšaḇ] (“esteem not,” Isa. 53:3f); NEB “hold of no account”; [yāqar] (1 S. 18:30); NEB “won a great name”; [Gk. exouthenéō] (“least esteemed,” I Cor.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ESTEEM
ESTEEM<es-tem’> ([חָשַׁב‎, chashabh]; [ἡγέομαι, hegeomai]): “To esteem” means sometimes simply “to think” or “reckon”; in other connections it means “to regard as honorable” or “valuable.” We have examples of both senses in the Bible. The word most often so translated in the Old Testament
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Self-Esteem
Self-EsteemSelf-acceptance; recognition of one’s value as a person; the ability to feel at home with one’s self as he is. It is based on the recognition of personal identity, independent of the opinions of others or of one’s own merits and characteristics. It is the esteem a person has for himself for
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Self-Esteem
SELF-ESTEEM Respect for and confident acceptance of oneself as a person created by and useful to God. Self-esteem must be based on an understanding that people are created by God to be highly exalted (Ps. 8:3–8; cp. Gen. 1:26–27) yet are miserably fallen sinners (Rom. 3:23; 7:24). Every person, no matter
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Self-Esteem
Self-Esteem, Self-Love. The estimate that one makes of oneself. To make a sensible appraisal of one’s worth is to evaluate oneself according to strengths as well as weaknesses, potential for growth as well as vulnerabilities (Rom. 12:3).Self-love involves acceptance of oneself, yet not complacency.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Esteem
ESTEEM, es-tēm′ (חָשַׁב‎, ̣ḥoāshabh; ἡγέομαι, hēgéomai): “To esteem” means sometimes simply “to think” or “reckon”; in other connections it means “to regard as honorable” or “valuable.” We have examples of both senses in the Bible. The word oftenest so trd in the OT is ḥāshabh, meaning perhaps