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Psalm 49:5

Why should I fear in days of adversity, When the iniquity of my foes surrounds me,

Luke 12:19-20

'And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry."' "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

1 Corinthians 3:21

So then let no one boast in men For all things belong to you,

Psalm 33:16-17

The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great strength. A horse is a false hope for victory; Nor does it deliver anyone by its great strength.

Genesis 11:4

They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."

Psalm 31:6

I hate those who regard vain idols, But I trust in the LORD.

Deuteronomy 29:19

"It shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will boast, saying, 'I have peace though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order to destroy the watered land with the dry.'

1 Kings 20:11

Then the king of Israel replied, "Tell him, 'Let not him who girds on his armor boast like him who takes it off.'"

2 Corinthians 1:9

indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;

Isaiah 22:11

And you made a reservoir between the two walls For the waters of the old pool. But you did not depend on Him who made it, Nor did you take into consideration Him who planned it long ago.

Isaiah 31:1-3

Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help And rely on horses, And trust in chariots because they are many And in horsemen because they are very strong, But they do not look to the Holy One of Israel, nor seek the LORD! Yet He also is wise and will bring disaster And does not retract His words, But will arise against the house of evildoers And against the help of the workers of iniquity. Now the Egyptians are men and not God, And their horses are flesh and not spirit; So the LORD will stretch out His hand, And he who helps will stumble And he who is helped will fall, And all of them will come to an end together.

Jeremiah 48:7

"For because of your trust in your own achievements and treasures, Even you yourself will be captured; And Chemosh will go off into exile Together with his priests and his princes.

Zechariah 4:6

Then he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel saying, 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' says the LORD of hosts.

Mark 10:24

The disciples were amazed at His words. But Jesus answered again and said to them, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

Psalm 146:4

His spirit departs, he returns to the earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.

Hosea 5:13

When Ephraim saw his sickness, And Judah his wound, Then Ephraim went to Assyria And sent to King Jareb But he is unable to heal you, Or to cure you of your wound.

Hosea 7:11

So Ephraim has become like a silly dove, without sense; They call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.

Deuteronomy 29:18

so that there will not be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations; that there will not be among you a root bearing poisonous fruit and wormwood.

Isaiah 36:6

"Behold, you rely on the staff of this crushed reed, even on Egypt, on which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who rely on him.

Job 11:20

"But the eyes of the wicked will fail, And there will be no escape for them; And their hope is to breathe their last."

Job 15:31

"Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For emptiness will be his reward.

Job 29:18

"Then I thought, 'I shall die in my nest, And I shall multiply my days as the sand.

Psalm 10:6

He says to himself, "I will not be moved; Throughout all generations I will not be in adversity."

Psalm 30:6

Now as for me, I said in my prosperity, "I will never be moved."

Psalm 36:2

For it flatters him in his own eyes Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.

Psalm 60:11

O give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

Psalm 108:12

Oh give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Proverbs 18:11

A rich man's wealth is his strong city, And like a high wall in his own imagination.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.

Isaiah 8:12

"You are not to say, 'It is a conspiracy!' In regard to all that this people call a conspiracy, And you are not to fear what they fear or be in dread of it.

Isaiah 9:9

And all the people know it, That is, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, Asserting in pride and in arrogance of heart:

Isaiah 28:15

Because you have said, "We have made a covenant with death, And with Sheol we have made a pact The overwhelming scourge will not reach us when it passes by, For we have made falsehood our refuge and we have concealed ourselves with deception."

Isaiah 30:1

"Woe to the rebellious children," declares the LORD, "Who execute a plan, but not Mine, And make an alliance, but not of My Spirit, In order to add sin to sin;

Isaiah 30:10

Who say to the seers, "You must not see visions"; And to the prophets, "You must not prophesy to us what is right, Speak to us pleasant words, Prophesy illusions.

Isaiah 47:7

"Yet you said, 'I will be a queen forever ' These things you did not consider Nor remember the outcome of them.

Isaiah 56:12

"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."

Isaiah 57:13

"When you cry out, let your collection of idols deliver you But the wind will carry all of them up, And a breath will take them away But he who takes refuge in Me will inherit the land And will possess My holy mountain."

Jeremiah 2:13

"For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, The fountain of living waters, To hew for themselves cisterns, Broken cisterns That can hold no water.

Jeremiah 3:23

"Surely, the hills are a deception, A tumult on the mountains Surely in the LORD our God Is the salvation of Israel.

Jeremiah 5:17

"They will devour your harvest and your food; They will devour your sons and your daughters; They will devour your flocks and your herds; They will devour your vines and your fig trees; They will demolish with the sword your fortified cities in which you trust.

Jeremiah 6:14

"They have healed the brokenness of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11

"They heal the brokenness of the daughter of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

Jeremiah 12:5

"If you have run with footmen and they have tired you out, Then how can you compete with horses? If you fall down in a land of peace, How will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?

Jeremiah 14:13

But, "Ah, Lord GOD!" I said, "Look, the prophets are telling them, 'You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'"

Jeremiah 21:13

"Behold, I am against you, O valley dweller, O rocky plain," declares the LORD, "You men who say, 'Who will come down against us? Or who will enter into our habitations?'

Jeremiah 23:17

"They keep saying to those who despise Me, 'The LORD has said, "You will have peace"'; And as for everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart, They say, 'Calamity will not come upon you.'

Jeremiah 49:4

"How boastful you are about the valleys! Your valley is flowing away, O backsliding daughter Who trusts in her treasures, saying, 'Who will come against me?'

Lamentations 4:17

Yet our eyes failed, Looking for help was useless; In our watching we have watched For a nation that could not save.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are committing in the dark, each man in the room of his carved images? For they say, 'The LORD does not see us; the LORD has forsaken the land.'"

Ezekiel 13:10

"It is definitely because they have misled My people by saying, 'Peace!' when there is no peace. And when anyone builds a wall, behold, they plaster it over with whitewash;

Ezekiel 29:6

"Then all the inhabitants of Egypt will know that I am the LORD, Because they have been only a staff made of reed to the house of Israel.

Ezekiel 30:8

"And they will know that I am the LORD, When I set a fire in Egypt And all her helpers are broken.

Hosea 7:9

Strangers devour his strength, Yet he does not know it; Gray hairs also are sprinkled on him, Yet he does not know it.

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, You have eaten the fruit of lies Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim feeds on wind, And pursues the east wind continually; He multiplies lies and violence. Moreover, he makes a covenant with Assyria, And oil is carried to Egypt.

Hosea 14:3

"Assyria will not save us, We will not ride on horses; Nor will we say again, 'Our god,' To the work of our hands; For in You the orphan finds mercy."

Amos 6:1

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion And to those who feel secure in the mountain of Samaria, The distinguished men of the foremost of nations, To whom the house of Israel comes.

Amos 6:13

You who rejoice in Lodebar, And say, "Have we not by our own strength taken Karnaim for ourselves?"

Amos 9:10

"All the sinners of My people will die by the sword, Those who say, 'The calamity will not overtake or confront us.'

Micah 3:11

Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe, Her priests instruct for a price And her prophets divine for money Yet they lean on the LORD saying, "Is not the LORD in our midst? Calamity will not come upon us."

Zephaniah 1:12

"It will come about at that time That I will search Jerusalem with lamps, And I will punish the men Who are stagnant in spirit, Who say in their hearts, 'The LORD will not do good or evil!'

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the exultant city Which dwells securely, Who says in her heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me " How she has become a desolation, A resting place for beasts! Everyone who passes by her will hiss And wave his hand in contempt.

Matthew 25:5

"Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep.

Mark 14:29-31

But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away, yet I will not." And Jesus said to him, "Truly I say to you, that this very night, before a rooster crows twice, you yourself will deny Me three times." But Peter kept saying insistently, "Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You!" And they all were saying the same thing also.

Matthew 26:33-35

But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away." Jesus said to him, "Truly I say to you that this very night, before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." Peter said to Him, "Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You." All the disciples said the same thing too.

John 13:37

Peter said to Him, "Lord, why can I not follow You right now? I will lay down my life for You."

Luke 11:35

"Then watch out that the light in you is not darkness.

Luke 17:26-30

"And just as it happened in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man: they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. "It was the same as happened in the days of Lot: they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building; read more.
but on the day that Lot went out from Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all. "It will be just the same on the day that the Son of Man is revealed.

Luke 18:9-14

And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt: "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. "The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. read more.
'I fast twice a week; I pay tithes of all that I get.' "But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!' "I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

John 5:45

"Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have set your hope.

Romans 2:3

But do you suppose this, O man, when you pass judgment on those who practice such things and do the same yourself, that you will escape the judgment of God?

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

James 4:13-15

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit." Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. Instead, you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that."

Revelation 18:7

"To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, 'I SIT as A QUEEN AND I AM NOT A WIDOW, and will never see mourning.'

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false Confidence » Self-confidence, an element of insecurity » The danger of

Isaiah 47:8

"Now, then, hear this, you sensual one, Who dwells securely, Who says in your heart, 'I am, and there is no one besides me I will not sit as a widow, Nor know loss of children.'

Obadiah 1:3

"The arrogance of your heart has deceived you, You who live in the clefts of the rock, In the loftiness of your dwelling place, Who say in your heart, 'Who will bring me down to earth?'

Matthew 26:33

But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away."

More verses: Hosea 10:13 Luke 18:9

false Confidence » Confidence in God, examples of

Psalm 3:6

I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people Who have set themselves against me round about.

Isaiah 12:2

"Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the LORD GOD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation."

Habakkuk 3:18

Yet I will exult in the LORD, I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.

false Confidence » Self-confidence, an element of insecurity » Miscellaneous references to

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the exultant city Which dwells securely, Who says in her heart, "I am, and there is no one besides me " How she has become a desolation, A resting place for beasts! Everyone who passes by her will hiss And wave his hand in contempt.

Matthew 20:22

But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to Him, "We are able."

Jeremiah 48:7

"For because of your trust in your own achievements and treasures, Even you yourself will be captured; And Chemosh will go off into exile Together with his priests and his princes.

Mark 14:31

But Peter kept saying insistently, "Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You!" And they all were saying the same thing also.

More verses: Luke 22:33

false Confidence » In outward resources

Psalm 44:6

For I will not trust in my bow, Nor will my sword save me.

false Confidence » In self

2 Corinthians 1:9

indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;

false Confidence » In man

Hosea 5:13

When Ephraim saw his sickness, And Judah his wound, Then Ephraim went to Assyria And sent to King Jareb But he is unable to heal you, Or to cure you of your wound.

Hosea 7:11

So Ephraim has become like a silly dove, without sense; They call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

false Confidence » Instances of » Peter, in asserting his devotion to jesus

Luke 22:33-34

But he said to Him, "Lord, with You I am ready to go both to prison and to death!" And He said, "I say to you, Peter, the rooster will not crow today until you have denied three times that you know Me."

John 13:37-38

Peter said to Him, "Lord, why can I not follow You right now? I will lay down my life for You." Jesus answered, "Will you lay down your life for Me? Truly, truly, I say to you, a rooster will not crow until you deny Me three times.

false Confidence » Instances of » Asa, in relying on syria rather than on God

2 Chronicles 16:7-9

At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, "Because you have relied on the king of Aram and have not relied on the LORD your God, therefore the army of the king of Aram has escaped out of your hand. "Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubim an immense army with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet because you relied on the LORD, He delivered them into your hand. "For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars."

false Confidence » Instances of » Sennacherib, in the siege of jerusalem

2 Kings 19:23

'Through your messengers you have reproached the Lord, And you have said, "With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains, To the remotest parts of Lebanon; And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice cypresses And I entered its farthest lodging place, its thickest forest.

false Confidence » Instances of » Hezekiah, in the defenses of jerusalem

Isaiah 22:11

And you made a reservoir between the two walls For the waters of the old pool. But you did not depend on Him who made it, Nor did you take into consideration Him who planned it long ago.

false Confidence » Instances of » Babel

Genesis 11:4

They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."




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