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There is more than modesty than dress. Primarily modesty relates to a person's conduct privately, publicly, and personal self-awareness. <ref>[http://www.yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/817632/Rabbi_Hershel_Schachter/Walking_in_Hashem%E2%80%99s_Ways,_the_Mitzvah_to_Imitate_the__Almighty:_V%E2%80%99Halachta_B%E2%80%99drachav Rav Hershel Schachter in a shiur on yutorah]</ref>
 
There is more than modesty than dress. Primarily modesty relates to a person's conduct privately, publicly, and personal self-awareness. <ref>[http://www.yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/817632/Rabbi_Hershel_Schachter/Walking_in_Hashem%E2%80%99s_Ways,_the_Mitzvah_to_Imitate_the__Almighty:_V%E2%80%99Halachta_B%E2%80%99drachav Rav Hershel Schachter in a shiur on yutorah]</ref>
 
==As a Middah==
 
==As a Middah==
# Hashem displays his modesty by hiding His presence to a large extent.<ref>Yishayahu 45:15 describes Hashem as being a God who hides. </ref> We are enjoined to follow in His ways<ref></ref> and do the same by not looking for public attention in a general sense.<ref>Micha 6:8 states that a person should be modest in His walking with Hashem. The Gemara Macot 24a explains that this is one of the three major principals of Torah.</ref>
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# Hashem displays his modesty by hiding His presence to a large extent.<ref>Yishayahu 45:15 describes Hashem as being a God who hides. </ref> We are enjoined to follow in His ways (which is the mitzvah of VeHalachta BeDerachav<ref>Devarim 28:9, Shabbat 130a, Sotah 14a</ref>) and do the same by not looking for public attention in a general sense.<ref>Micha 6:8 states that a person should be modest in His walking with Hashem. The Gemara Macot 24a explains that this is one of the three major principals of Torah.</ref>
 
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Revision as of 16:03, 24 October 2014

There is more than modesty than dress. Primarily modesty relates to a person's conduct privately, publicly, and personal self-awareness. [1]

As a Middah

  1. Hashem displays his modesty by hiding His presence to a large extent.[2] We are enjoined to follow in His ways (which is the mitzvah of VeHalachta BeDerachav[3]) and do the same by not looking for public attention in a general sense.[4]

Sources

  1. Rav Hershel Schachter in a shiur on yutorah
  2. Yishayahu 45:15 describes Hashem as being a God who hides.
  3. Devarim 28:9, Shabbat 130a, Sotah 14a
  4. Micha 6:8 states that a person should be modest in His walking with Hashem. The Gemara Macot 24a explains that this is one of the three major principals of Torah.