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11 Bible Verses about Abasement

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Philippians 4:12

It is the same to me if I am looked down on or honoured; everywhere and in all things I have the secret of how to be full and how to go without food; how to have wealth and how to be in need.

Luke 14:11

For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up.

Job 40:11

Let your wrath be overflowing; let your eyes see all the sons of pride, and make them low.

Ezekiel 21:26

This is what the Lord has said: Take away the holy head-dress, take off the crown: this will not be again: let that which is low be lifted up, and that which is high be made low.

Job 40:12

Send destruction on all who are lifted up, pulling down the sinners from their places.

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Abasement » Of the proud foretold

Job 40:12

Send destruction on all who are lifted up, pulling down the sinners from their places.

Isaiah 2:12

For the day of the Lord of armies is coming on all the pride of men, and on all who are high and lifted up;

Abasement » Who shall be abased

Isaiah 2:12

For the day of the Lord of armies is coming on all the pride of men, and on all who are high and lifted up;

Isaiah 14:12-15

How great is your fall from heaven, O shining one, son of the morning! How are you cut down to the earth, low among the dead bodies! For you said in your heart, I will go up to heaven, I will make my seat higher than the stars of God; I will take my place on the mountain of the meeting-place of the gods, in the inmost parts of the north. I will go higher than the clouds; I will be like the Most High. read more.
But you will come down to the underworld, even to its inmost parts.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, give worship and praise and honour to the King of heaven; for all his works are true and his ways are right: and those who go in pride he is able to make low.

Obadiah 1:1-4

The vision of Obadiah. This is what the Lord has said about Edom: We have had word from the Lord, and a representative has been sent among the nations, saying, Up! and let us make war against her. See, I have made you small among the nations: you are much looked down on. You have been tricked by the pride of your heart, O you whose living-place is in the cracks of the rock, whose house is high up; who has said in his heart, Who will make me come down to earth? read more.
Though you go up on high like an eagle, though your house is placed among the stars, I will make you come down from there, says the Lord.

More verses: Luke 14:11 Luke 18:9-14

Abasement » Examples of » Sennacherib

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the Lord sent an angel who put to death all the men of war and the chiefs and the captains in the army of the king of Assyria. So he went back to his country in shame. And when he came into the house of his god, his sons, the offspring of his body, put him to death there with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the town which was full of joy, living without fear of danger, saying in her heart, I am, and there is no other: how has she been made waste, a place for beasts to take their rest in! everyone who goes by her will make hisses, waving his hand.

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

That very hour the order about Nebuchadnezzar was put into effect: and he was sent out from among men, and had grass for his food like the oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair became long as eagles' feathers and his nails like those of birds.

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

Peres; your kingdom has been cut up and given to the Medes and Persians.

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's war-carriages and his army he has sent down into the sea: the best of his captains have gone down into the Red Sea.

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

Then Harbonah, one of the unsexed servants waiting before the king, said, See, the pillar fifty cubits high, which Haman made for Mordecai, who said a good word for the king, is still in its place in Haman's house. Then the king said, Put him to death by hanging him on it.

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Daniel 4:33

That very hour the order about Nebuchadnezzar was put into effect: and he was sent out from among men, and had grass for his food like the oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair became long as eagles' feathers and his nails like those of birds.

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