I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.
Now I know that the Lord is greater than all the gods; indeed, it was proven when they dealt proudly against the people.”
She said, “ Let your maidservant find favor in your sight.” So the woman went her way and ate, and her face was no longer sad.
“ Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty.
“When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence, And the humble person He will save.
“How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?
“Or do you have an arm like God, And can you thunder with a voice like His?
For though the Lord is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.
And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.
Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.
The fear of the Lord is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.
A man’s pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
Go then, eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.
The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.
“In the Lord all the offspring of Israel Will be justified and will glory.”
As a result of the anguish of His soul, He will see it and be satisfied; By His knowledge the Righteous One, My Servant, will justify the many, As He will bear their iniquities.
For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, “I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride.”
“Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.
“ Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
“He has brought down rulers from their thrones, And has exalted those who were humble.
But, so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins,”—He said to the paralytic— “I say to you, get up, and pick up your stretcher and go home.”
For this reason I say to you, her sins, which are many, have been forgiven, for she loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little.”
But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
And He said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.
because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.
But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Who will bring a charge against God’s elect? God is the one who justifies;
nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.
Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?
But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, “ God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”
Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.