but let the interior adorning of the heart be without corruption, and of an agreeable spirit and peaceful, which is precious in the sight of God.
For the LORD takes pleasure in his people; he will beautify the humble with saving health.
but he is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit and not in the letter, whose praise is not of men, but of God.
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to preach good tidings unto those who are cast down; to bind up the wounds of the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those that are bound;
Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and humble of heart, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Therefore we fault not; but though our outward man is wearing out, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Clothed, therefore, (as the elect of God, holy and beloved) with bowels of mercies, with kindness, with humility, with meekness, with tolerance,
and that ye procure to be quiet and to do your business and to work with your hands, as we commanded you,
That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.
And the LORD replied unto Samuel, Do not look on his countenance or on the height of his stature because I have refused him, for it is not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.
Teth He will cause the humble to pass through the judgment, and the meek he will teach his way.
Behold, thou dost desire truth in the inward parts, and in the secret things thou hast made me to know wisdom.
Rather I have quieted myself and caused my soul to become silent, that I might be as a child that is weaned of his mother, as one who is weaned from my own life.
He does not delight in the strength of the horse; nor does he take pleasure in the legs of a man.
But with righteousness shall he judge the poor and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth; and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the spirit of his lips he shall slay the wicked.
Then the humble shall grow in joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.
The word which Jeremiah the prophet sent to Seraiah the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, when he went with Zedekiah the king of Judah into Babylon in the fourth year of his reign. And this Seraiah was the chief steward of the bedchambers.
Say unto the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King comes unto thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt the foal of a beast under yoke.
Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter that the outside of them may be clean also.
And he said unto them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts, for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
knowing this: that our old man is crucified with him that the body of sin might be destroyed that we should not serve sin any longer.
Now I, Paul, myself beseech you by the meekness and clemency of the Christ (who in presence am low among you, but being absent am bold toward you)
that ye put off everything concerning the old way of life, that is, the old man who corrupts himself according to deceitful desires,
Lie not one to another, putting off the old man with his deeds
Now those that are such, we charge and exhort in our Lord Jesus Christ, that working with quietness, they eat their bread.
for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.
that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,
So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.
Who is wise and ready among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom.
being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides for ever.
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready always to respond to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and reverence,