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Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

Bible References


1 Peter 4:1
Therefore, since the Messiah suffered in a mortal body, you, too, must arm yourselves with the same determination, because the person who has suffered in a mortal body has stopped sinning,
Romans 12:10
Be devoted to each other with mutual affection. Excel at showing respect for each other.
Ephesians 5:21
and you will submit to one another out of reverence for the Messiah.
Philippians 2:3
Do not act out of selfish ambition or conceit, but with humility think of others as being better than yourselves.

Be clothed

1 Peter 3:3
Your beauty should not be an external one, consisting of braided hair or the wearing of gold ornaments and dresses.
2 Chronicles 6:41
"And now may the LORD God arise, to your place of rest, you, and the ark of your power! Let your priests, LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and cause your godly ones to find their joy in what is good.
Job 29:14
I put on righteousness like clothing; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.
Psalm 132:9
May your priests be clothed with righteousness and may your godly ones shout for joy.
Isaiah 61:10
"I will heartily rejoice in the LORD, my soul will delight in my God; for he has wrapped me in garments of salvation; he has arrayed me in a robe of righteousness, just like a bridegroom, like a priest with a garland, and like a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
Romans 13:14
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.
Colossians 3:12
Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.


James 4:6
But he gives all the more grace. And so he says, "God opposes the arrogant but gives grace to the humble."
Job 22:29
"For when they're humbled, you may respond; "It's their pride!' but he delivers the humble.


Isaiah 57:15
"For this is what the high and lofty One says, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "He lives in the height and in holiness, and also with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Isaiah 66:2
All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

General references

Zechariah 9:6
A strange people will inhabit Ashdod, and I will eliminate the arrogance of Philistia.
Matthew 23:12
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
Luke 17:10
That's the way it is with you. When you have done everything you were ordered to do, say, "We are worthless servants. We have done only what we ought to have done.'"
Luke 22:24
Now an argument sprang up among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest.

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