Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Before being broken, the heart of man is haughty, and before coming into honour, comes being brought to humility.
2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done unto him, for his heart lifted itself up; therefore there was wrath against him and against Judah and Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 33:10
And the LORD spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they would not hearken.
When others are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.
Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?
But when his heart made itself arrogant, and his spirit hardened itself in pride, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him:
For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for anyone that exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him because he did not give God the glory, and he expired eaten of worms.
But he gives greater grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.
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.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility.
And thou shalt remember all the way by which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness to afflict thee and to prove thee to know what was in thine heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.
For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.
For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of the heavens.
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.