To regard someone or something as having worth and value, especially in a gospel setting.
- He was despised, and we esteemed him not:Isa. 53:3–4;
- That which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God:Luke 16:15;
- Let each esteem others better than themselves:Philip. 2:3;
- The Lord esteems all flesh in one:1 Ne. 17:35;
- Every man should esteem his neighbor as himself:Mosiah 27:4; ( D&C 38:24–25; )
- In the day of their peace they esteemed lightly my counsel:D&C 101:8;