Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle to thine hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he had become strong, his heart was lifted up in pride, causing his destruction; and he did evil against the Lord his God; for he went into the Temple of the Lord for the purpose of burning perfumes on the altar of perfumes.
2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah did not do as had been done to him; for his heart was lifted up in pride; and so wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.
Take care that your hearts are not lifted up in pride, giving no thought to the Lord your God who took you out of the land of Egypt, out of the prison-house;
The only effect of pride is fighting; but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit.
Pride goes before destruction, and a stiff spirit before a fall.
He who is ever desiring profit is a cause of fighting; but he who puts his faith in the Lord will be made fat.
But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became hard with pride, he was put down from his place as king, and they took his glory from him:
As for the man of pride, my soul has no pleasure in him; but the upright man will have life through his good faith.
But he gives more grace. So that the Writings say, God is against the men of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low before him.
1 Peter 5:5
And in the same way, let the younger men be ruled by the older ones. Let all of you put away pride and make yourselves ready to be servants: for God is a hater of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low.
This is the word of the Lord: Let not the wise man take pride in his wisdom, or the strong man in his strength, or the man of wealth in his wealth:
1 Corinthians 1:29
So that no flesh might have glory before God.
2 Chronicles 35:21
But he sent representatives to him, saying, What have I to do with you, O king of Judah? I have not come against you this day, but against those with whom I am at war; and God has given me orders to go forward quickly: keep out of God's way, for he is with me, or he will send destruction on you.
A foolish man's lips are a cause of fighting, and his mouth makes him open to blows.
It is an honour for a man to keep from fighting, but the foolish are ever at war.
He who gets mixed up in a fight which is not his business, is like one who takes a dog by the ears while it is going by.
Or what king, going to war with another king, will not first take thought if he will be strong enough, with ten thousand men, to keep off him who comes against him with twenty thousand?