still small voice

still small voice

One's conscience, especially in the face of a hard moral choice. A reference to the Bible, 1st Kings 19:12, speaking about the voice of God. Ahead of the referendum on legalizing abortion, the priest asked those who were on the fence to listen to their still small voices. It's at times like these that I reflect quietly in prayer and try to let my still small voice guide me to the right decision.
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still small voice

One's conscience, as in I'd love to go but a still small voice tells me I really have to stay home and work. The term comes from the Bible (I Kings 19:12), where Elijah hears his own inner voice: "And after the earthquake a fire ... and after the fire a still small voice."
See also: small, still, voice

still small voice

the voice of your conscience.
In 1 Kings 19:12, the voice of God is described as a still small voice .
See also: small, still, voice