Esteem See also Honor; Reverence 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.