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11 Bible Verses about Abasement

Most Relevant Verses

Philippians 4:12

I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being content—whether well fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.

Job 40:11

Unleash your raging anger;
look on every proud person and humiliate him.

Ezekiel 21:26

This is what the Lord God says:Remove the turban, and take off the crown.
Things will not remain as they are;
exalt the lowly and bring down the exalted.

Job 40:12

Look on every proud person and humble him;
trample the wicked where they stand.

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Abasement » Of the proud foretold

Job 40:12

Look on every proud person and humble him;
trample the wicked where they stand.

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

Isaiah 2:12

For a day belonging to the Lord of Hosts is coming
against all that is proud and lofty,
against all that is lifted up—it will be humbled—

Abasement » Who shall be abased

Isaiah 2:12

For a day belonging to the Lord of Hosts is coming
against all that is proud and lofty,
against all that is lifted up—it will be humbled—

Isaiah 14:12-15

Shining morning star, how you have fallen from the heavens! You destroyer of nations, you have been cut down to the ground. You said to yourself: "I will ascend to the heavens; I will set up my throne above the stars of God. I will sit on the mount of the [gods'] assembly, in the remotest parts of the North. I will ascend above the highest clouds; I will make myself like the Most High." read more.
But you will be brought down to Sheol into the deepest regions of the Pit.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of heaven, because all His works are true and His ways are just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.

Obadiah 1:1-4

This is what the Lord God has said about Edom: We have heard a message from the Lord; an envoy has been sent among the nations: Rise up, and let us go to war against her. Look, I will make you insignificant among the nations; you will be deeply despised. Your presumptuous heart has deceived you, you who live in clefts of the rock in your home on the heights, who say to yourself: Who can bring me down to the ground? read more.
Though you seem to soar like an eagle and make your nest among the stars, even from there I will bring you down. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

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

Abasement » Examples of » Sennacherib

2 Chronicles 32:21

and the Lord sent an angel who annihilated every brave warrior, leader, and commander in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria returned in disgrace to his land. He went to the temple of his god, and there some of his own children struck him down with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the self-assured city
that lives in security,
that thinks to herself:
I exist, and there is no one else.
What a desolation she has become,
a place for wild animals to lie down!
Everyone who passes by her
jeers and shakes his fist.

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

PERES means that your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

He threw Pharaoh’s chariots
and his army into the sea;
the elite of his officers
were drowned in the Red Sea.

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

Harbona, one of the royal eunuchs, said: “There is a gallows 75 feet tall at Haman’s house that he made for Mordecai, who gave the report that saved the king.”The king commanded, “Hang him on it.”

Topics on Abasement

Abasement Of The Proud

42;14;11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Abasement, Examples Of

27;4;33

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.

Self Abasement

51;2;18

Let no one disqualify you, insisting on ascetic practices and the worship of angels, claiming access to a visionary realm and inflated without cause by his unspiritual mind.

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