Humbling Oneself

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Leviticus 16:29

And let this be an order to you for ever: in the seventh month, on the tenth day, you are to keep yourselves from pleasure and do no sort of work, those who are Israelites by birth and those from other lands who are living among you:

Leviticus 23:27

The tenth day of this seventh month is the day for the taking away of sin; let it be a holy day of worship; you are to keep from pleasure, and give to the Lord an offering made by fire.

Leviticus 23:29

For any person, whoever he may be, who takes his pleasure on that day will be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 23:32

Let this be a Sabbath of special rest to you, and keep yourselves from all pleasure; on the ninth day of the month at nightfall from evening to evening, let this Sabbath be kept.

Numbers 29:7

And on the tenth day of this seventh month there will be a holy meeting; keep yourselves from pleasure, and do no sort of work;

Luke 14:11

For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up.

Luke 18:14

I say to you, This man went back to his house with God's approval, and not the other: for everyone who makes himself high will be made low and whoever makes himself low will be made high.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this, my son, and make yourself free, because you have come into the power of your neighbour; go without waiting, and make a strong request to your neighbour.

Ezra 8:21

Then I gave orders for a time of going without food, there by the river Ahava, so that we might make ourselves low before our God in prayer, requesting from him a straight way for us and for our little ones and for all our substance.

Daniel 10:12

Then he said to me, Have no fear, Daniel; for from the first day when you gave your heart to getting wisdom and making yourself poor in spirit before your God, your words have come to his ears: and I have come because of your words.

Matthew 20:26

Let it not be so among you: but if anyone has a desire to become great among you, let him be your servant;

Matthew 20:27

And whoever has a desire to be first among you, let him take the lowest place:

2 Corinthians 11:7

Or did I do wrong in making myself low so that you might be lifted up, because I gave you the good news of God without reward?

2 Samuel 6:22

And I will do even worse than this, and make myself even lower in your eyes: but the servant-girls of whom you were talking will give me honour.

1 Kings 21:29

Do you see how Ahab has made himself low before me? because he has made himself low before me, I will not send the evil in his life-time, but in his son's time I will send the evil on his family.

2 Kings 22:19

Because your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before me, when you had word of what I said against this place and its people, that they would become a waste and a curse, and you gave signs of grief, weeping before me: truly, I have given ear to you, says the Lord.

Isaiah 58:3

They say, Why have we kept ourselves from food, and you do not see it? why have we kept ourselves from pleasure, and you take no note of it? If, in the days when you keep from food, you take the chance to do your business, and get in your debts;

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were ill I put on the clothing of sorrow: I went without food and was sad, and my prayer came back again to my heart.

Isaiah 58:5

Have I given orders for such a day as this? a day for keeping yourselves from pleasure? is it only a question of the bent head, of putting on haircloth, and being seated in the dust? is this what seems to you a holy day, well-pleasing to the Lord?

Exodus 10:3

Then Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: How long will you be lifted up in your pride before me? let my people go so that they may give me worship.

Daniel 5:22

And you, his son, O Belshazzar, have not kept your heart free from pride, though you had knowledge of all this;

Ezekiel 17:14

So that the kingdom might be made low with no power of lifting itself up, but might keep his agreement to be his servants.

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