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 returned not again according to the benefit done unto him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 33:10
And the LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people: but they would not hearken.
When men are cast down, then you shall 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 not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?
But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, 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 everyone that exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and died.
But he gives more grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.
And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.
For thus says the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, says 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 heaven.
Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.