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11 Bible Verses about Abasement

Most Relevant Verses

Philippians 4:12

I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

Job 40:11

Put forth the rage of your wrath: and behold every one that is proud, and abase him.

Ezekiel 21:26

Thus says the Lord GOD; Remove the turban, and take off the crown: this shall not remain the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him 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

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

Isaiah 2:12

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

Isaiah 14:12-15

How are you fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how are you cut down to the ground, who did weaken the nations! For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the farthest sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High. read more.
Yet you shall be brought down to sheol, to the sides of the pit.

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.

Obadiah 1:1-4

The vision of Obadiah. Thus says the Lord GOD concerning Edom; We have heard a message from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent among the nations, Arise you, and let us rise up against her in battle. Behold, I have made you small among the nations: you are greatly despised. The pride of your heart has deceived you, you that dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that says in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground? read more.
Though you exalt yourself as the eagle, and though you set your nest among the stars, from there will I bring you down, 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 cut off all the mighty men of valor, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he had come into the house of his god, sons that came forth of his own body struck him down there with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

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

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair had grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

PERES; Your kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians.

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

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

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

And Harbona, one of the eunuchs, said 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 thereon.

Topics on Abasement

Abasement Of The Proud

42;14;11

For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Abasement, Examples Of

27;4;33

The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair had grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.

Self Abasement

51;2;18

Let no man deceive you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,