22 Bible Verses about God Opposes The Proud
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For though the Lord is exalted,
Yet He regards the lowly,
But the haughty He knows from afar.
“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil;
Pride and arrogance and the evil way
And the perverted mouth, I hate.
“Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one,”
Declares the Lord God of hosts,
“For your day has come,
The time when I will punish you.
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
And hands that shed innocent blood,
The Lord God has sworn by Himself, the Lord God of hosts has declared:
“I loathe the arrogance of Jacob,
And detest his citadels;
Therefore I will deliver up the city and all it contains.”
But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, “God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
For the Lord of hosts will have a day of reckoning
Against everyone who is proud and lofty
And against everyone who is lifted up,
That he may be abased.
The Lord of hosts has planned it, to defile the pride of all beauty,
To despise all the honored of the earth.
“And You save an afflicted people;
But Your eyes are on the haughty whom You abase.
O love the Lord, all you His godly ones!
The Lord preserves the faithful
And fully recompenses the proud doer.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride.”
“He has done mighty deeds with His arm;
He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.
Therefore, I will bring the worst of the nations, and they will possess their houses. I will also make the pride of the strong ones cease, and their holy places will be profaned.
For You save an afflicted people,
But haughty eyes You abase.
You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed,
Who wander from Your commandments.
Rise up, O Judge of the earth,
Render recompense to the proud.
The Lord will tear down the house of the proud,
But He will establish the boundary of the widow.
So it will be that when the Lord has completed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, He will say, “I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the pomp of his haughtiness.”
“Thus says the Lord, ‘Just so will I destroy the pride of Judah and the great pride of Jerusalem.
And a mongrel race will dwell in Ashdod,
And I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.
All the prosperous of the earth will eat and worship,
All those who go down to the dust will bow before Him,
Even he who cannot keep his soul alive.
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