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16 Bible Verses about Bragging

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Proverbs 27:2

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

James 3:14

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

James 4:16

But now you rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.

Psalm 75:5

Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.

Proverbs 25:14

Whosoever boasts about himself of a gift not given is like clouds and wind without rain.

Judges 9:38

Then said Zebul unto him, Where is now your mouth, with which you said, Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him? is not this the people that you have despised? go out, I pray now, and fight with them.

1 Samuel 2:1-3

And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoices in the LORD, my horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth boasts over my enemies; because I rejoice in your salvation. There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside you: neither is there any rock like our God. Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Amos 4:5

And offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving with leaven, and proclaim and publish the free offerings: for this you love, O you children of Israel, says the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words, holding men in admiration for the sake of advantage.