Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whoever corrects a mocker is asking for insult; whoever reproves a wicked person receives abuse.
Judgments are prepared for scorners, and floggings for the backs of fools.
A proud and arrogant person, whose name is "Scoffer," acts with overbearing pride.
Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the lowly, and recognizes the proud from far away.
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."
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.