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23 Bible Verses about Humility, Examples Of

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Genesis 18:27

Then Abraham answered and said, "Look, please, I was bold to speak to my Lord, but I [am] dust and ashes.

Genesis 32:10

{I am not worthy} of all the loyal love and all the faithfulness that you have shown your servant, for with [only] my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps.

Exodus 4:10

And Moses said to Yahweh, "Please, Lord, I [am] not a man of words, {neither recently nor in the past nor since your speaking} to your servant, because I [am] heavy of mouth and of tongue."

Joshua 7:6

And Joshua tore his clothes and fell to the ground on his face before the ark of Yahweh until the evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.

Judges 6:15

He said to him, "Excuse me, my lord. How will I deliver Israel? Look, my clan [is] the weakest in Manasseh, and I [am] the youngest in my father's house."

1 Chronicles 29:14

And indeed, who [am] I, and who [are] my people that we retain power to offer according to these [offerings] willingly? For everything [is] from you, and from your hand we have given to you.

2 Chronicles 32:26

But Hezekiah humbled himself with respect to the arrogance of his heart, he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of Yahweh did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in distress he entreated Yahweh his God and greatly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors

2 Chronicles 34:27

because your heart was responsive and you humbled yourself before God when you heard his words against this place and against its inhabitants and you humbled yourself before me and tore your garments and wept before me, now I also have heard,' {declares} Yahweh.

Job 40:4

"Look, I am insignificant. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I need} to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?"

Matthew 8:8

And the centurion answered [and] said, "Lord, I am not worthy that you should come in under my roof. But only say the word and my slave will be healed.

Matthew 15:27

So she said, "Yes, Lord, for even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master's table."

Luke 1:43

And why [is] this [granted] to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?

John 13:14-15

If then I--[your] Lord and Teacher--wash your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that just as I have done for you, you also do.

Philippians 2:5-8

Think this in yourselves which [was] also in Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal with God something to be grasped, but emptied himself [by] taking the form of a slave, [by] becoming in the likeness of people. And being found in appearance like a man,read more.
he humbled himself [by] becoming obedient to the point of death, that is, death on a cross.

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Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King david

1 Samuel 18:18

But David said to Saul, "Who [am] I, and [who are] my relatives, the clan of my father in Israel, that I should be a son-in-law to the king?"

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

Saul answered and said, "[Am] I not a Benjaminite, from the smallest of the tribes of Israel, and my family the humblest of all the families of the tribes of Benjamin? Why do you speak to me {in this way}?"

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » Jeremiah

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I need} to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?"

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » moses

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

So then, O Yahweh, you are my God. You have made your servant king in place of David my father [though] I [am] a young boy. I do not know going out or coming in.

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » gideon

Judges 6:15

He said to him, "Excuse me, my lord. How will I deliver Israel? Look, my clan [is] the weakest in Manasseh, and I [am] the youngest in my father's house."

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » Isaiah