Meta. The increase of strength, faithfulness, Truth, and broadness of vision in consciousness (loin, strength, firmness, liberality; "she girdeth her loins with strength"; "faithfulness the girdle of his loins"; "having girded your loins with truth." This great increase of good, or grace (gift of God), comes as the result of the development of the idea of judgment, or good judgment, clear discrimination, a quality in the Christ mind (Joshaphat, meaning whom Jehovah judgeth). "Wherefore girding up the loins of your mind . . . set your hope . . . on the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ" (I Pet. 1:13).