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11 Bible Verses about Abasement

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Philippians 4:12

I know both how to be humbled, and I know how to have an abundance; in everything and by all things I am instructed, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

Job 40:11

Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath; and behold every one that is proud and bring him down.

Ezekiel 21:26

thus hath the Lord GOD said: Remove the diadem and take off the crown; it shall no longer be like this; I will exalt the one that is low and abase the one that is high.

Job 40:12

Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.

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Abasement » Of the proud foretold

Job 40:12

Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Isaiah 2:12

For the day of the LORD of the hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:

Abasement » Who shall be abased

Isaiah 2:12

For the day of the LORD of the hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:

Isaiah 14:12-15

How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, who didst claim the Gentiles as an inheritance! Thou who said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven; upon high next to the stars of God I will exalt my throne: and I will sit upon the mount of the testimony and in the sides of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High. read more.
Yet thou shalt be cast down to Sheol, to the sides of the pit.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and build up and glorify the King of heaven because all his works are truth, and his ways judgment: and he is able to humble those that walk with arrogance.

Obadiah 1:1-4

The vision of Obadiah. Thus hath the Lord GOD said concerning Edom: We have heard the message from the LORD, and a messenger is sent to the Gentiles, Arise, and let us rise up against her in battle. Behold, I have made thee small among the Gentiles: thou shalt be greatly humbled. The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground? read more.
Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle and though thou set thy nest among the stars, from there I will bring thee down, said 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 cut off all the mighty men of valour and the captains and the princes in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And as he entered into the house of his god, those that had come forth of his own bowels slew him there with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! anyone that passes by her shall hiss and wag his hand.

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from among men and ate grass as the oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven until his hair grew like eagles' feathers and his nails like birds' claws.

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

PERES; Thy kingdom has been broken and is given to the Medes and Persians.

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's chariots and his host he has cast into the sea; his chosen princes also are drowned in the Red sea.

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

Then said Harbonah, one of the eunuchs before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, stands in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him upon it.

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Daniel 4:33

The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from among men and ate grass as the oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven until his hair grew like eagles' feathers and his nails like birds' claws.