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Theasaurus: Bragging

16 Bible Verses about Bragging

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Proverbs 27:2

Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth; a stranger, and never your own lips.

James 3:14

But if you have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop boasting and slandering the truth.

James 4:16

But you boast about your proud intentions. All such boasting is evil.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches. Rather, let the one who boasts, boast in this: that he understands and knows me, for I am the LORD who acts with gracious love, justice, and righteousness in the land. I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Psalm 75:5

Don't use your strength to fight heaven or speak from stubborn arrogance."

Judges 9:38

So Zebul replied, "Right... So where's your boasting now? You said, "Who is Abimelech? Should we serve him?' Isn't this the army that you insulted? So go out right now and fight them!"

1 Samuel 2:1-3

Then Hannah prayed: "My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is increased by the LORD. I will open my mouth to speak against my enemies, because I rejoice in your deliverance. Indeed, there is no one holy like the LORD, indeed, there is no one besides you, there is no rock like our God. Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Amos 4:5

While you're at it, present a thank offering with leaven, and publicize your freewill offerings, letting everyone hear about it, because this is what you really love to do, you Israelis," declares the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 9:23

This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.

Jude 1:16

These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.

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