Arrogance, Characterizes The Wicked

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Mark 7:21-22

For from within, from the heart of people, come evil plans, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders, adulteries, [acts of] greed, malicious [deeds], deceit, licentiousness, {envy}, abusive speech, pride, foolishness.

Job 35:12

There they cry out, but he does not answer {because of the pride of evildoers}.

Psalm 10:2-11

In arrogance [the] wicked persecutes [the] poor. Let them be caught in [the] schemes that they devised, for [the] wicked boasts about the desire of his {heart}, and [the] one greedy for gain curses [and] treats Yahweh with contempt. {With bald-faced pride} [the] wicked will not seek [God]. There is no God in any of his thoughts.read more.
His ways endure at all times. Your judgments are aloof from him. [As for] all his enemies, he scoffs at them. He says in his heart, "I shall not be moved {throughout all generations}, [during] which [I will have] no trouble." His mouth is filled with cursing, with deceits and oppression; under his tongue are trouble and evil. He sits in ambush in villages; in the hiding places he kills [the] innocent. His eyes {lurk} for [the] helpless. He lies in ambush {secretly,} like a lion in a thicket. He lies in ambush to seize [the] poor; he seizes [the] poor by catching him in his net. He is crushed; he is bowed down; so the helpless host falls by his {might}. He says in his heart, "God has forgotten. He has hidden his face. He never sees."

Psalm 73:3-12

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}. They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people.read more.
Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart. They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high. They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue roams the earth. Therefore his people turn there, and abundant waters are slurped up by them. And they say, "How does God know?" and, "Does the Most High have knowledge?" See, these [are the] wicked, and they increase wealth, ever carefree.

Psalm 86:14

O God, arrogant men have risen up against me, even a gang of ruthless men seek my life, but they do not set you before them.

Psalm 94:3-7

How long [will the] wicked, O Yahweh, how long will [the] wicked exult? {They gush words} unrestrained. All [the] evildoers boast. They crush your people, O Yahweh; they oppress your inheritance.read more.
They kill widow and stranger, and they murder orphans, while they say, "Yah does not see," and "The God of Jacob does not pay attention."

Malachi 3:15

And now we [are] calling [the] arrogant blessed! Not only do those who do wickedness prosper; they also test God and they escape!'"

Romans 1:28-31

And just as they did not see fit {to recognize God}, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do the things [that are] not proper, being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greediness, malice, full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malevolence. [They are] gossipers, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boasters, contrivers of evil, disobedient to parents,read more.
senseless, faithless, unfeeling, unmerciful,

Isaiah 9:9-10

And all of the people knew it, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria in pride and arrogance of heart, saying, "[The] bricks have fallen, but we will build [with] dressed stone. [The] sycamore-fig trees were felled, but we will replace [them with] cedars."

Daniel 4:29-30

At the end of twelve months he was walking on the [roof of] {the royal palace} of Babylon. And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

Revelation 18:7

As much as she glorified herself and lived in luxury, give to her so much torment and mourning, because in her heart she said, 'I sit as a queen, and am not a widow, and I will never see mourning!'

Exodus 15:9

[The] enemy said, 'I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide plunder, my desire will be full [of] them, I will draw my sword, my hand will destroy them.'

1 Kings 20:11

The king of Israel answered and said, "Tell [him], 'Let not him who girds on his armor boast as one who takes off his armor.'"

2 Kings 14:10

You have indeed defeated Edom and your heart is lifted up; enjoy the honor and stay home. Why should you provoke trouble so that you fall and Judah with you?"

2 Chronicles 25:19

Look, you say [that] you have struck Edom, and your heart has lifted you up to boast. Now remain at your home. Why stir up disaster that you fall, you and Judah with you?"

Isaiah 28:15

Because you have said, "We have {made} a covenant with death, and we have made an agreement with Sheol. [The] overwhelming flood, when it passes through, will not come to us, for we have made lies our refuge, and we have hidden ourselves in falsehood."

Ezekiel 16:49

Look! This was the iniquity of Sodom, your sister: Pride, abundance of food, and {prosperous ease} was to her and to her daughters, and {she did not sustain the needy and the poor}.

Habakkuk 2:4-5

Look! His spirit within him is puffed up; it is not upright. But the righteous shall live by his faithfulness. {How much less} the defiant; [the] arrogant, treacherous man? He who broadens his throat like Sheol, and who, like death, is not satisfied, and who gathers to himself all the nations, and harvested for himself all the peoples, will not succeed.

Acts 8:9-10

Now a certain man {named} Simon had been in the city practicing magic and astonishing the people of Samaria, saying he was someone great. They were all paying attention to {him}, from the least to the greatest, saying, "This man is the power of God that is called 'Great.'"

Psalm 17:10

They have shut off their calloused [heart]; [with] their mouth they speak arrogantly.

Psalm 119:51

[The] arrogant utterly deride me; I have not turned aside from your law.

James 3:5

So also the tongue is a small member [of the body] and boasts great [things]. Behold how small a fire sets ablaze how great a forest!

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not increase speaking {very proud} words! Let no arrogance go forth from your mouth, for Yahweh is a God of knowledge [whose] deeds are not weighed.

Psalm 31:18

Let lying lips be dumb, that speak against [the] righteous unrestrained with arrogance and contempt.

Psalm 123:4

For long enough our soul has had its fill of the derision of the self-confident, the contempt of [the] arrogant.

Proverbs 17:7

{Fine speech} [is] not becoming a fool, {still less} [is] {false speech} for a ruler.

Jeremiah 43:1-2

{And then}, when Jeremiah had finished speaking to all the people all the words of Yahweh their God, for which Yahweh their God had sent him to them with all these words, Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the insolent men spoke, saying to Jeremiah, "You [are] telling a lie! Yahweh our God did not send you, {saying}, 'You must not go [to] Egypt to dwell as aliens there.'

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