Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
1 Peter 4:1
So, since Christ suffered in the flesh, you also arm yourselves with the same attitude, because the one who has suffered in the flesh has finished with sin,
Be devoted to one another with mutual love, showing eagerness in honoring one another.
and submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.
1 Peter 3:3
Let your beauty not be external -- the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes --
2 Chronicles 6:41
Now ascend, O Lord God, to your resting place, you and the ark of your strength! May your priests, O Lord God, experience your deliverance! May your loyal followers rejoice in the prosperity you give!
I put on righteousness and it clothed me, my just dealing was like a robe and a turban;
May your priests be clothed with integrity! May your loyal followers shout for joy!
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; I will be overjoyed because of my God. For he clothes me in garments of deliverance; he puts on me a robe symbolizing vindication. I look like a bridegroom when he wears a turban as a priest would; I look like a bride when she puts on her jewelry.
Instead, put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to arouse its desires.
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with a heart of mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."
When people are brought low and you say 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast;
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
A mongrel people will live in Ashdod, for I will greatly humiliate the Philistines.
And whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
So you too, when you have done everything you were commanded to do, should say, 'We are slaves undeserving of special praise; we have only done what was our duty.'"
A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.