Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.
Judgments are prepared for scoffers and stripes for the back of fools.
And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor paid him homage, then was Haman full of wrath.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the region thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.
Cast out the scoffer, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.