Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor [is] humility.
2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done to him. For his heart was lifted up. Therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 33:10
And LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people, but they gave no heed.
When they cast [thee] down, thou shall say, [There is] lifting up, and he will save the humble man.
The lofty looks of man shall be brought low, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne. And they took his glory from him,
Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.
I say to you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that man. Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.
And immediately an agent of Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And after becoming worm-eaten, he expired.
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.
The fear of LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honor [is] humility.
And thou shall remember all the way which LORD thy God has led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o
For all these things my hand has made, and all these things came to be, says LORD. But to this man I will look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
He therefore who will make himself lowly as this child, this man is the greater in the kingdom of the heavens.
And he who will exalt himself will be made low, and he who will make himself low will be exalted.