Modesty

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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. [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 waysCite error: Invalid <ref> tag;

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Sources

  1. Rav Hershel Schachter in a shiur on yutorah
  2. Yishayahu 45:15 describes Hashem as being a God who hides.
  3. 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.