Modest
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Restraining within due limits of propriety; not forward, bold, boastful, or presumptuous; rather retiring than pushing one's self forward; not obstructive; as, a modest youth; a modest man.

2. (a.) Observing the proprieties of the sex; not unwomanly in act or bearing; free from undue familiarity, indecency, or lewdness; decent in speech and demeanor; -- said of a woman.

3. (a.) Evincing modestly in the actor, author, or speaker; not showing presumption; not excessive or extreme; moderate; as, a modest request; modest joy.

Greek
2887. kosmios -- orderly
... Transliteration: kosmios Phonetic Spelling: (kos'-mee-os) Short Definition: orderly,
virtuous Definition: orderly, virtuous, decent, modest, well-ordered. ...
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53. hagnos -- free from ceremonial defilement, holy, sacred
... chaste, clean, pure. From the same as hagios; properly, clean, ie (figuratively)
innocent, modest, perfect -- chaste, clean, pure. see GREEK hagios. ...
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2156. euschemonos -- becomingly
... Cognate: 2156 (from 2158, which is literally "having good form") -- properly;
"becomingly" (), ie what is respectable, honorable (modest, noble). ...
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4998. sophron -- of sound mind, self-controlled
... Phonetic Spelling: (so'-frone) Short Definition: self-controlled, temperate Definition:
of sound mind, self-controlled, temperate, sober-minded, modest, chaste ...
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4227. Poudes -- Pudens, a Christian
... Pudens. Of Latin origin; modest; Pudes (ie Pudens), a Christian -- Pudens. (poudes) --
1 Occurrence. 4226, 4227. Poudes. 4228 . Strong's Numbers.
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Strong's Hebrew
6794a. tsanua -- modest
... tsanua. 6794b . modest. Transliteration: tsanua Short Definition: humble. Word
Origin from tsana Definition modest NASB Word Usage humble (1). 6794, 6794a. ...
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6800. tsana -- to be modest or humble
... 6799, 6800. tsana. 6801 . to be modest or humble. Transliteration: tsana Phonetic
Spelling: (tsaw-nah') Short Definition: humbly. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6794. tsinnuwr -- modest
... 6793c, 6794. tsinnuwr. 6794a . modest. Transliteration: tsinnuwr Phonetic Spelling:
(tsin-noor') Short Definition: gutter. gutter, water-spout ...
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Library

What it Means to be Modest
... THE SAYINGS OF THE WISE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MODEST. Do not ... fall. When pride
comes, then comes disgrace, But with the modest is wisdom. It ...
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Such Outward Adornments Meretricious, and Therefore Unsuitable to ...
... Book II. Chapter XII."Such Outward Adornments Meretricious, and Therefore
Unsuitable to Modest Women. Let us only wish that we ...
/.../on the apparel of women/chapter xii such outward adornments meretricious.htm

Divine and Worldly Conformity
... the opposites of display. If we are meek and modest in character, our dress
and deportment will manifest these qualities. If we do ...
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To the Matrons of the Church of the Living God.
... world. Thou surroundest thyself with gold, or with the modest silken garment. ...
But these things are not necessary for modest women. Pierce ...
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1 Timothy ii. 10-Aug
... In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness
and sobriety; not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly ...
/.../homily viii 1 timothy ii.htm

Argument: the Charge of Our Entertainments Being Polluted with ...
... The Banquets of Christians are Not Only Modest, But Temperate. In Fact,
Incestuous Lust is So Unheard Of, that with Many Even the ...
/.../felix/the octavius of minucius felix/chapter xxxi argument the charge of.htm

Letter xiv. Dress.
... Dress. "In like manner also that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with
shame ... The apostle enjoins upon women to adorn themselves with modest apparel. ...
/.../newcomb/a practical directory for young christian females/letter xiv dress.htm

The Life of Mary is Set Before virgins as an Example...
... in mind, sparing of words, studious in reading, resting her hope not on uncertain
riches, but on the prayer of the poor, intent on work, modest in discourse ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter ii the life of.htm

John Chapter xv. 23
... I mean, that in regard to this or that man, if we know not whether he is immodest
or modest, we should at all events hate immodesty and love modesty: and if in ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xc john chapter xv.htm

The Great Gain of Godliness
... I. That beautiful phrase for a time of secure enjoyment of modest, material good
in a simple state of agricultural society, 'dwelt safely, every man under his ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the great gain of godliness.htm

Thesaurus
Modest (2 Occurrences)
... due limits of propriety; not forward, bold, boastful, or presumptuous; rather retiring
than pushing one's self forward; not obstructive; as, a modest youth; a ...
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Modestly (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) In a modest manner. Multi-Version Concordance
Modestly (2 Occurrences). 1 Timothy 2:9 in like manner ...
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Apparel (38 Occurrences)
... on Jewish princes who clothed themselves with "strange" (the King James Version),
ie "with foreign apparel" (Ze 1:8; compare Isaiah 2:6-8). "Modest apparel" as ...
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Virgin (62 Occurrences)
... 6. (a.) Being a virgin; chaste; of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin;
maidenly; modest; indicating modesty; as, a virgin blush. ...
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Overseer (84 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 3:2 The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one
wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching; (WEB DBY YLT ...
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Instinct (3 Occurrences)
... the method. 4. (n.) A natural aptitude or knack; a predilection; as, an
instinct for order; to be modest by instinct. 5. (vt) To ...
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Forward (252 Occurrences)
... 5. (a.) Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is
proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years. ...
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Reproach (124 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 3:2 The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one
wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching; (WEB WEY ASV ...
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Reverence (42 Occurrences)
... in the Old Testament in Psalm 111:9, of the name of God (yare'), and in the Apocrypha
in 2 Maccabees 15:12, "a man reverend (aidemon, "modest") in bearing ...
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Decent (2 Occurrences)
... conduct; decent language. 2. (a.) Free from immodesty or obscenity; modest.
3. (a.) Comely; shapely; well-formed. 4. (a.) Moderate ...
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