Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
When pride comes, then comes shame, but with the humble is wisdom.
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
A man's pride shall bring him low, but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the afflicted and needy.
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God:
but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.
And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne and made an oration unto them.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility.
Therefore, I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes.
Then I said, Woe is me! for I am dead because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the hosts.
And whiles 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 for the holy mountain of my God;
For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, young people, be subject to the elders in such a manner that you are all subject to one another. Be clothed with humility of will, for God resists the proud and gives grace to the humble.