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Theasaurus: Bragging

16 Bible Verses about Bragging

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Proverbs 27:2

May another praise you and not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips.

James 3:14

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

James 4:16

But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [the] wealthy man must not boast in his wealth. {But only} in this must the one who boasts boast, [that] he has insight, and [that] he knows me, that I [am] Yahweh, showing loyal love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for in these [things] I delight," {declares} Yahweh.

Psalm 75:5

Do not lift up high your horn. Do [not] speak with {arrogant pride}.'"

Proverbs 25:14

[Like] clouds and wind when there is no rain, [so too is] a man who boasts in a gift of deception.

Judges 9:38

And Zebul said to him, "Where then {is your boast}, [you] who said, 'Who [is] Abimelech that we should serve him?' [Is] this not the army that you rejected? Please, go out now and fight against them."

1 Samuel 2:1-3

Then Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in Yahweh, my strength [is] exalted in Yahweh; {I grin} over my enemies, for I rejoice over your salvation. There is no one holy like Yahweh, for there is no one besides you, and there is no rock like our God. 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.

Amos 4:5

And bring a thank offering of unleavened bread, and proclaim freewill offerings, pronounce them, for so you love [to do], O {people} of Israel," [is] the declaration of my Lord Yahweh.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [the] wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

Jude 1:16

These [people] are grumblers, discontented, proceeding according to their desires, and their mouths speaking pompous [words], {showing partiality to gain an advantage}.