Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.

General references

Bible References

Destruction

Proverbs 11:2
When pride comes, then comes dishonor,
But with the humble is wisdom.
Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
Proverbs 29:23
A man’s pride will bring him low,
But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
Ezekiel 16:49
Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had arrogance, abundant food and careless ease, but she did not help the poor and needy.
Ezekiel 28:2
“Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, ‘Thus says the Lord God,
“Because your heart is lifted up
And you have said, ‘I am a god,
I sit in the seat of gods
In the heart of the seas’;
Yet you are a man and not God,
Although you make your heart like the heart of God—
Daniel 5:23
but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand. But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.
Acts 12:21
On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the rostrum and began delivering an address to them.

And

Proverbs 15:33
The fear of the Lord is the instruction for wisdom,
And before honor comes humility.
Job 42:6
Therefore I retract,
And I repent in dust and ashes.”
Isaiah 6:5
Then I said,
Woe is me, for I am ruined!
Because I am a man of unclean lips,
And I live among a people of unclean lips;
For my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.”
Daniel 9:20
Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord my God in behalf of the holy mountain of my God,
Luke 14:11
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
1 Peter 5:5
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.

General references

1 Kings 20:18
Then he said, “If they have come out for peace, take them alive; or if they have come out for war, take them alive.”
Proverbs 16:18
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before stumbling.