16 Bible Verses about Holier Than Thou
Most Relevant Verses
who say, Stand by thyself, do not come near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burns all the day.
For it would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of the heavens.
Let no one therefore judge you in food or in drink or in respect of a feast day or of the new moon or of the sabbath days,
who remain asleep among the graves, and lodge in the deserts, who eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels;
Also, some make a difference between one day and another; others esteem every day alike. Let each one be fully persuaded in his own soul.
and ye have respect to him that wears the precious clothing and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there or sit here under my footstool:
And he spoke this parable unto some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others:
Ye are empty of the Christ, whosoever of you that justify yourselves by the law; ye are fallen from grace.
Judge not, and ye shall not be judged; condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned; forgive, and ye shall be forgiven;
- Holier (2 instances)