Meek is one of the most important words in scripture. It is one of the few words the Savior uses to describe himself and as we will see, meekness is an indispensable condition to salvation.

Meek comes from the root soft, to soften, pliable, and gentle. The Oxford English Dictionary defines meek as gentle, courteous, kind. A meek person is free from haughtiness and self will, is humble and submissive. A meek person is not violent or strongly assertive, but mild.

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