Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thine heart hath lifted thee up: glory of this, and tarry at home: for why shouldest thou meddle to thy hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
then thy heart be lifted up, and thou forget Jehovah thy God, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage;
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Jehovah his God; for he went into the temple of Jehovah to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done unto him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
Pride goeth before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.
Son of man, set thy face toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy against him,
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture'saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
Glory of this
And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Have thou this glory over me: against what time shall I entreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, that the frogs be destroyed from thee and thy houses, and remain in the river only?
Thus saith Jehovah, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;
But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:
2 Chronicles 35:21
But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah? I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war; and God hath commanded me to make haste: forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not.
Strive not with a man without cause, If he have done thee no harm.
A wrathful man stirreth up contention; But he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: Therefore leave off contention, before there is quarrelling.
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling.
Go not forth hastily to strive, Lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, When thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.
He that passeth by, and vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
Or what king, as he goeth to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and take counsel whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?
And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and drew near unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
1 Kings 20:18
And he said, Whether they are come out for peace, take them alive, or whether they are come out for war, taken them alive.
Answer not a fool according to his folly, Lest thou also be like unto him.