What does a quiet spirit mean?


#1

Does it mean being verbally quiet,or non conflictful or somethings other?

“4 but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.”(ESV)


#2

I think it means being verbally quiet when there is no need to speak, as well as having interior peace :slight_smile:


#3

see 1 peter 3:4. It is Peter speaking of the inner self that is not in turmoil, but more at peace in the soul, meek and accepting God/God’s will. So be at peace.


#4

Meekness is quiet strength.


#5

Im not sure because Peter seems to be directly speaking to women here?


#6

I think the words of Peter could apply to everyone, man or women, esp. in our culture where the men are just as conscience(generally)of their appearances, good look looks, and charm.:smiley:


#7

To me it is a spirit at peace and in harmony with God’s will.

Mary comes to mind.


#8

Next time you hit your husband over the head with a kitchen pot, ask him that question. He may have a few ideas. :wink:


#9

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