KJV Dictionary Definition: humility


HUMIL'ITY, n. L. humilitas.

1. In ethics, freedom from pride and arrogance; humbleness of mind; a modest estimate of one's own worth. In theology, humility consists in lowliness of mind; a deep sense of one's own unworthiness in the sight of God, self-abasement, penitence for sin, and submission to the divine will.

Before honor is humility. Prov.15.

Serving the Lord with all humility of mind. Acts.20.

2. Act of submission.

With these humilities they satisfied the young king.