Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
A person's pride will bring him low, but one who has a lowly spirit will gain honor.
"'See here -- this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters had majesty, abundance of food, and enjoyed carefree ease, but they did not help the poor and needy.
"Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Your heart is proud and you 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 a god, though you think you are godlike.
Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. You brought before you the vessels from his temple, and you and your nobles, together with your wives and concubines, drank wine from them. You praised the gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone -- gods that cannot see or hear or comprehend! But you have not glorified the God who has in his control your very breath and all your ways!
On a day determined in advance, Herod put on his royal robes, sat down on the judgment seat, and made a speech to them.
The fear of the Lord provides wise instruction, and before honor comes humility.
Therefore I despise myself, and I repent in dust and ashes!
I said, "Too bad for me! I am destroyed, for my lips are contaminated by sin, and I live among people whose lips are contaminated by sin. My eyes have seen the king, the Lord who commands armies."
While I was still speaking and praying, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and presenting my request before the LORD my God concerning his holy mountain --
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.