Esteem - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G2233, hegeomai ]
signifies to lead;" then, "to lead before the mind, to suppose, consider, esteem;" translated "esteem" in Philippians 2:3, AV, RV, "counting;" in 1 Thessalonians 5:13, "esteem;" in Hebrews 11:26, AV, "esteeming," RV, "accounting."

[ 2,,G2919, krino ]
signifies "to separate, choose;" then, "to approve, esteem;" translated "esteemeth" in Romans 14:5 (twice), said of days; here the word "alike" (AV) is rightly omitted in the RV, the meaning being that every day is especially regarded as sacred. See DETERMINE.

[ 3,,G3049, logizomai ]
"to reckon," is translated "esteemeth" in Romans 14:14 (RV, "accounteth"). See ACCOUNT.


(1) In 1 Corinthians 6:4, AV, exoutheneo, "to set at nought," is rendered "are least esteemed;" the meaning is that judges in the world's tribunals have no place (are not of account) in the church. See ACCOUNT.

(2) In the AV marg. of 1 Peter 2:17, timao, "to honor," is rendered "esteem."

(3) For "highly esteemed," Luke 16:15, AV, See EXALT, B.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words