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Philippians 2:5-8

Think this in yourselves which [was] also in Christ Jesus,

Beneficial Afflictions For Humility

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and [then] he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all [that] goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall live.

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Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and they said to him, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, 'Until when will you refuse to submit before me? Release my people so that they may serve me.

Proverbs 16:19

Better a lowly spirit with the poor than dividing the spoil with the proud.

Isaiah 58:5

Is [the] fast I choose like this, a day for humankind to humiliate {himself}? To bow his head like a reed, and {make} his bed [on] sackcloth and ashes; you call this a fast and a day of pleasure to Yahweh?

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Yahweh, all you afflicted of the land who have fulfilled his law; seek righteousness; seek humility. Perhaps you will be concealed on the day of the anger of Yahweh.

Luke 14:9-11

and the one who invited you {both} will come [and] say to you, 'Give the place to this person,' and then with shame you will begin to take the last place. But when you are invited, go [and] recline at the table in the last place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then it will be an honor to you in the presence of all those who are reclining at the table with you. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone who is among you not to think more highly of yourself than what one ought to think, but to think {sensibly}, as God has apportioned a measure of faith to each one.

1 Corinthians 1:28

and the insignificant of the world, and the despised, God chose, the things that are not, in order that he might abolish the things that are,

2 Samuel 7:8

So then, thus you shall say to my servant David, 'Thus says Yahweh of hosts, "I took you from the pasture {from following} the sheep to be a leader over my people, over Israel,

1 Kings 14:7

Go, tell Jeroboam, 'Thus says Yahweh the God of Israel: "Because I raised you from the midst of the people and I made you leader over my people Israel,

1 Kings 21:29

"Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring disaster in his days. I will bring the disaster on his house in the days of his son."

2 Kings 22:19

because you have a responsive heart, and you humbled yourself before Yahweh when you heard how I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants to become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before my face, I have also heard, declares Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 12:6-7

Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "Yahweh [is] righteous." And when Yahweh saw that they humbled themselves, the word of Yahweh came to Shemaiah, saying, "They have humbled themselves; I will not destroy. I will give to them some way of escape, that my anger not be poured out against Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.

2 Chronicles 30:11

Only men from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

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.

Psalm 138:6

Though Yahweh [is] high, yet he sees [the] lowly, but [the] proud he perceives at a distance.

Psalm 147:6

Yahweh helps the afflicted up; [he] brings [the] wicked down to [the] ground.

Proverbs 18:12

In the presence of destruction, the heart of a man will be haughty, but in the presence of honor, humble.

Isaiah 29:19

And [the] meek {have joy after joy} in Yahweh, and [the] needy of [the] people shall rejoice in the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 38:15

What can I say? For he has spoken to me, and he himself has done [it]. I will walk slowly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing [was] sackcloth. I weakened my soul with fasting, and my prayer {returned to me unanswered}.

Jeremiah 44:10

They have not shown contrition up to this day, and they have not shown reverence, and they have not walked in my law and in my statutes that I set {before you} and {before} your ancestors.'

Psalm 44:9

Surely you have rejected and disgraced us, and have not gone out with our armies.

Leviticus 26:41

I myself also went against them in hostility, and I brought them into the land of their enemies--or [if] then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and then they pay for their guilt,

Deuteronomy 8:2

And you shall remember all [of] the way that Yahweh your God led you [during] these forty years in the desert in order to humble you and to test you to know what [is] in your heart, whether you would [diligently] keep his commandments or not.

1 Kings 11:39

I will punish the offspring of David on account of this; however, not always.'"

2 Chronicles 28:19

For Yahweh subdued Judah for the sake of Ahaz, king of Israel, for he created disorder in Judah and acted unfaithfully against Yahweh.

Psalm 107:39

When they become few and they are bent down from [the] oppression of calamity and grief,

Isaiah 9:1

{But there will be no gloom for those who were in distress}. In former times he treated [the] land of Zebulun and Naphtali with contempt, but in the future he will honor the way of the sea beyond the Jordan, Galilee [of] the nations.

2 Corinthians 12:21

[I am afraid] lest [when I] come again my God will humiliate me {in your presence}, and I will grieve over many of those who sinned previously and have not repented because of their impurity and sexual immorality and licentiousness that they have practiced.

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that one! For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Isaiah 2:11

The {haughty eyes} of humanity will be brought low, and the pride of everyone will be humbled, and Yahweh alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 5:15

And humankind is bowed down, and man is brought low, and [the] eyes of [the] haughty are humiliated.

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish [the] world [for its] evil and [the] wicked [for] their iniquity. And I will put an end to [the] pride of [the] arrogant, and I will bring [the] haughtiness of tyrants low.

Isaiah 23:9

Yahweh of hosts has planned it: to defile [the] pride of all glory, to humble all [the] honored ones of [the] earth.

Isaiah 25:11

And it will spread out its hands in the midst of it, just as the swimmer spreads out to swim, and its pride will be brought low with the movement of its hands.

Isaiah 26:5

For he has thrown down [the] inhabitants of [the] height, he lays low [the] lofty city. He lays it low to [the] ground; he throws her to [the] dust.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor the king of heaven, for all his works [are] truth, and his ways [are] justice and that he is able to humble those who walk in pride."

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.

Genesis 41:16

Then Joseph answered Pharaoh saying, "{It is not in my power}; God will answer [concerning] the well-being of Pharaoh."

Numbers 12:3

Now the man, Moses, [was] more humble than any other person on the face of the earth,

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}?"

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?"

2 Samuel 7:18

Then King David went and sat before Yahweh and said, "Who [am] I, my lord Yahweh, and what [is] my house that you have brought me up to {this place}?

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.

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Daniel » Characteristics of » Humility

Daniel 10:17

So {how am I, a servant of my lord} to speak with {you, my lord}, and I {just now} {have no strength in me}?"

Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Humility

Luke 22:27

For who [is] greater, the one who reclines at the table or the one who serves? [Is it] not the one who reclines at the table? But I am in your midst as the one who serves.

gideon » Called the mighty man of valour, characteristics of, » Humility

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."

Heavenly » Joy kingdom » Humility

Humility » Encouraged

Luke 14:10

But when you are invited, go [and] recline at the table in the last place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then it will be an honor to you in the presence of all those who are reclining at the table with you.

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone who is among you not to think more highly of yourself than what one ought to think, but to think {sensibly}, as God has apportioned a measure of faith to each one.

Humility » Promises concerning

Proverbs 16:19

Better a lowly spirit with the poor than dividing the spoil with the proud.

Matthew 18:4

Therefore whoever humbles himself like this child, this person is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,

More verses: Luke 18:14

Humility » Examples of » Men

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom did the king of Israel go out? After whom are you pursuing? After a dead dog? After one flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Then he did obeisance and said, "What [is] your servant that you have paid attention to the dead dog like me?"

Genesis 41:16

Then Joseph answered Pharaoh saying, "{It is not in my power}; God will answer [concerning] the well-being of Pharaoh."

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?"

Daniel 2:30

And as for me, [it is] not because of wisdom that is in me more than {any other living person} [that] this mystery is revealed to me, but {in order that} the explanation may be made known to the king and you will {understand} the thoughts of your {mind}.

More verses: Luke 1:43

Humility » Of Christ » General references to

John 13:5

Then he poured water into the washbasin and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe [them] dry with the towel {which he had tied around himself}.

Humility » Want of, condemned

2 Chronicles 33:23

And he did not humble himself before Yahweh, as Manasseh his father humbled himself, but Amon himself multiplied [his] guilt.

Daniel 5:22

"But you his {successor}, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart {even though} you knew all this.

2 Chronicles 36:12

And he did evil in the eyes of Yahweh his God. He did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet {who spoke for} Yahweh.

Jeremiah 44:10

They have not shown contrition up to this day, and they have not shown reverence, and they have not walked in my law and in my statutes that I set {before you} and {before} your ancestors.'

Humility » Instances of » David

2 Samuel 7:18-29

Then King David went and sat before Yahweh and said, "Who [am] I, my lord Yahweh, and what [is] my house that you have brought me up to {this place}? Still, this [was] {insignificant} in your eyes, my lord Yahweh, and also you have spoken about the house of your servant from afar, and this [may be] the teaching of humans, my lord Yahweh. {What more can David say to you}? You know your servant, my lord Yahweh. read more.
Because of your word and according to your heart, you have done all of this great thing, [in order] to let your servant know. Therefore you [are] great, my lord Yahweh, for there is no one like you, and there [is] no god except you, in all that we have heard with our ears. Who [is] like your people, like Israel? [Israel is] the one nation on earth whose God {led them}, [in order] to redeem a people for himself, and to make a name for himself, and to do for you the great and awesome things for your land in the presence of your people whom he redeemed for himself from Egypt, [from the] nations and their gods. You have established your people Israel for yourself as a people forever, and you, O Yahweh, have become their God. So then, Yahweh God, the word that you have spoken concerning your servant and concerning his house, confirm it forever, and do just as you have promised. Your name shall be great forever, {and they will say}, 'Yahweh of hosts [is] God over Israel'; and the house of your servant David shall be established before you. For you, O Yahweh of hosts, [are] God of Israel! You have revealed to the ear of your servant, 'I will build a house for you'; therefore your servant {has found courage} to pray this prayer to you. Now, my Lord Yahweh, you alone [are] God, and your words [are] true. You have promised this good to your servant. So then, be content and bless the house of your servant to be forever in your presence, for you, my Lord Yahweh, have spoken, and because of your blessing, may the house of your servant be blessed forever."

1 Samuel 26:20

And so then, do not let my blood fall to the ground {away from} the presence of Yahweh, for the king of Israel has gone out to seek a single flea, as one hunts a partridge in the mountains."

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom did the king of Israel go out? After whom are you pursuing? After a dead dog? After one flea?

1 Samuel 18:18-23

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?" {But} at the time Saul's daughter Merab [was] to be given to David, she was given [instead] to Adriel the Meholathite as wife. Now Saul's daughter Michal loved David, so they told Saul, and the matter {pleased him}. read more.
And Saul thought, "I will give her to him, so that she may be a snare for him and the hand of [the] Philistines may be against him." So Saul said to David, "For a second [time] you can become my son-in-law today." Then Saul commanded his servants, "Speak to David in secret, saying, 'Look, the king [is] pleased with you, and all his servants love you. So then, become a son-in-law of the king.'" And Saul's servants spoke these words {to David privately}. But David said, "[Is] it insignificant {in your sight} to become the son-in-law of the king, [as] I am a poor and lightly esteemed man?"

1 Chronicles 17:16-27

Then King David went and sat before Yahweh and said, "Who [am] I, O Yahweh God, and what [is] my house that you have brought me thus far? And this was a small [matter] in your eyes, O God. And you have spoken concerning the house of your servant for a long [time] and have shown me {future generations to come}, O Yahweh God. {What more} can David [do] to you for honoring your servant? Now you know your servant. read more.
O Yahweh, for the sake of your servant and according to your heart you have done all this greatness, to make known all [these] great things. O Yahweh, there is none like you, and there is no God except you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. And who [is] like your people Israel, [the] one nation upon earth whom God went to redeem for himself, to establish for you a reputation for great and awesome things, to drive out nations from before your people whom you redeemed from Egypt? And you made your people Israel an everlasting nation for yourself. And you, O Yahweh, became their God. So now, O Yahweh, let the word that you spoke to your servant and to his house be established forever, that you might do what you have spoken. And let your name be established and be magnified forever, saying, 'Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel, is Israel's God, and may the house of David your servant be established before you.' For you, my God, {have informed} your servant [that] you will build a house for him. Therefore, your servant has found [courage] to pray before you. So now, O Yahweh, you yourself [are] God, and you have spoken to your servant this good thing. And now may you begin to bless the house of your servant {to continue forever} before you, for you, O Yahweh, have blessed. And it will be blessed forever."

Humility » Afflictions intended to produce

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and [then] he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all [that] goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall live.

Leviticus 26:41

I myself also went against them in hostility, and I brought them into the land of their enemies--or [if] then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and then they pay for their guilt,

Lamentations 3:20

Surely my soul remembers and bows down within me.

Humility » Temporal judgments averted by

2 Chronicles 12:6-7

Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "Yahweh [is] righteous." And when Yahweh saw that they humbled themselves, the word of Yahweh came to Shemaiah, saying, "They have humbled themselves; I will not destroy. I will give to them some way of escape, that my anger not be poured out against Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.

Humility » Saints should » Beware of false

Colossians 2:23

which [things] {although they have}, to be sure, an appearance of wisdom in self-made religion and humility and unsparing treatment of the body, {do not have any value} against the indulgence of the flesh.

Humility » They who have » Are greatest in Christ's kingdom

Matthew 18:4

Therefore whoever humbles himself like this child, this person is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,

Matthew 20:26-28

It will not be like this among you! But whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be most prominent among you must be your slave-- just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life [as] a ransom for many."

Humility » Christ, an example of

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.

Humility » They who have » Receive more grace

Humility » They who have » Regarded by God

Psalm 138:6

Though Yahweh [is] high, yet he sees [the] lowly, but [the] proud he perceives at a distance.

Humility » They who have » Heard by God

Isaiah 10:17

And the light of Israel will become like a fire, and his holy one like a flame, and it will burn and devour his thorns and briers in one day.

Psalm 9:12

for he [who] {avenges bloodshed} remembers them. He does not forget the distressed cry of [the] afflicted.

Humility » Examples of » The syrophenician woman

Matthew 15:27

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

John 1:27

the one who comes after me, of whom I am not worthy {to untie} the strap of his sandal!"

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.

Psalm 131:1

My heart is not haughty nor my eyes {arrogant}. And I do not {concern myself} with things too great and difficult for me.

Humility » Exemplified

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."

Job 40:4

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

Humility » They who have » Exalted by God

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that one! For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Humility » What humility precedes

Proverbs 18:12

In the presence of destruction, the heart of a man will be haughty, but in the presence of honor, humble.

Humility » Exemplified » Manasseh

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

Humility » Penitential » Manasseh

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

Humility » Exemplified » hezekiah

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.

Humility » Exemplified » Josiah

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.

Humility » Exemplified » David

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.

Humility » Penitential » Josiah

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.

Humility » Penitential » Rehoboam and the princes

2 Chronicles 12:6

Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "Yahweh [is] righteous."

Humility » At Christ's feet » A reverent worshipper

Humility » Saints should » Walk with

Ephesians 4:1-2

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called: with all humility and gentleness, with patience, putting up with one another in love,

Humility » Saints should » Put on

Humility » Instances of » John the baptist

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, saying, "I baptize you with water, but the one who is more powerful than I [am] is coming, of whom I am not worthy to untie the strap of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Mark 1:7

And he was preaching, saying, "One [who is] more powerful than I is coming after me, of whom I am not worthy to bend down [and] untie the strap of his sandals.

Humility » Instances of » Peter

Humility » Examples of » Paul

Humility » Is before honor

Humility » Excellency of

Proverbs 16:19

Better a lowly spirit with the poor than dividing the spoil with the proud.

Humility » At Christ's feet » Unfortunate sufferers

Matthew 15:30

And large crowds came to him, having with them [the] mute, blind, lame, crippled, and many others, and they put them down at his feet, and he healed them.

Humility » He was free from all worldly pride » Of rank is not this the carpenter's son?

Matthew 13:55

Is not this one the son of the carpenter? Is not his mother called Mary and his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

Humility » Exemplified » Woman of canaan

Matthew 15:27

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

Humility » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:27

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

Humility » Exemplified » jacob

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.

Humility » Instances of » Paul

Romans 16:7

Greet Andronicus and Junia, my compatriots and my fellow prisoners, who are well known to the apostles, who were also in Christ before me.

Romans 1:12

that is, to be encouraged together with you through {our mutual faith}, both yours and mine.

Humility » Examples of » King david

2 Samuel 7:18

Then King David went and sat before Yahweh and said, "Who [am] I, my lord Yahweh, and what [is] my house that you have brought me up to {this place}?

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}?"

Humility » Examples of » jacob

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.

Humility » Penitential » Ahab

1 Kings 21:29

"Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring disaster in his days. I will bring the disaster on his house in the days of his son."

Humility » What humility brings

Humility » Leads to riches, honor, and life

Humility » At Christ's feet » An afflicted father

Mark 5:22-23

And one of the rulers of the synagogue came--Jairus by name--and [when he] saw him, he fell down at his feet. And he was imploring him many [times], saying, "My little daughter {is at the point of death}! Come, lay your hands on her, so that she will get well and will live."

Humility » At Christ's feet » A sinful woman

Luke 7:37-38

And behold, a woman in the town who was a sinner, [when she] learned that he was dining in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of perfumed oil, and standing behind [him] at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with [her] tears and was wiping [them] with the hair of her head and was kissing his feet and anointing [them] with the perfumed oil.

Humility » He was free from all worldly pride » Of reputation he shall be called a nazarene

Matthew 2:23

And he came [and] lived in a town called Nazareth, in order that what was said by the prophets would be fulfilled: "He will be called a Nazarene."

Humility » He was free from all worldly pride » Of riches he hath not where to lay his head

Humility » They who have » Enjoy the presence of God

Humility » Exemplified » 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?"

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?"

Humility » He was free from all worldly pride » Of worldly success he is despised and rejected of men

Isaiah 53:3

[He was] despised and rejected [by] men, a man of suffering, and acquainted with sickness, and like {one from whom others hide their faces}, [he was] despised, and we did not hold him in high regard.

Humility » He was free from all worldly pride » Of appearance he hath no form nor comeliness

Isaiah 53:2

For he went up like shoot before him, and like root from dry ground. He had no form and no majesty that we should see him, and no appearance that we should take pleasure in him.

Humility » Saints should » Be clothed with

Humility » Exemplified » 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."

Humility » Examples of » The centurion

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.

Humility » Blessedness of

Humility » At Christ's feet » A seeker after truth

Luke 10:39

And {she had} a sister named Mary, who also sat at the feet of Jesus [and] was listening to his teaching.

Humility » At Christ's feet » A bereaved sister

John 11:32

Then Mary, when she came where Jesus was [and] saw him, fell at his feet, saying to him, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died."

Humility » They who have » Lifted up by God

Humility » Exemplified » Isaiah

Humility » Exemplified » Joshua

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.

Humility » Instances of » Elihu

Job 32:4-7

Thus Elihu had waited for Job {to speak} because {they were older than he}. When Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of the three men, {he became angry}. Then Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite {spoke up} and said, "{I am young}, but you are old; therefore I feared and became afraid of explaining my knowledge to you. read more.
I thought, 'Let days speak, and let many years teach wisdom.'

Humility » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, and with the trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews--

Humility » Penitential » The prodigal son

Luke 15:18

I will set out [and] go to my father and will say to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and {in your sight}!

Humility » Penitential » The publican

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, standing far away, did not want even to raise his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'

Humility » A characteristic of saints

Psalm 34:2

My soul makes its boast in Yahweh; let the humble hear and be glad.

Humility » At Christ's feet » A sorrowing mother

Mark 7:25

But immediately a woman whose young daughter was possessed by an unclean spirit, [when she] heard about him, came [and] fell down at his feet,

Humility » At Christ's feet » A healed demoniac

Luke 8:35

So they went out to see what had happened, and they came to Jesus and found the man from whom the demons had gone out sitting [there] clothed and in his right mind, at the feet of Jesus, and they were afraid.

Humility » He was free from all worldly pride » Of kingship he washed the disciples' feet

John 13:5

Then he poured water into the washbasin and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe [them] dry with the towel {which he had tied around himself}.

Humility » They who have » Delivered by God

Job 22:29

When they are humiliated, {you say}, '[It is] pride,' for he saves {the humble}.

Humility » Instances of » Josiah

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.

Humility » Instances of » Ahab

1 Kings 21:29

"Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring disaster in his days. I will bring the disaster on his house in the days of his son."

Humility » Necessary to the service of God

Humility » Exemplified » Peter

Humility » Instances of » Cornelius

Acts 10:33

Therefore I sent for you at once, and you {were kind enough to come}. So now we all are present before God to hear all the things that have been commanded to you by the Lord."

Humility » Instances of » Joseph

Genesis 41:16

Then Joseph answered Pharaoh saying, "{It is not in my power}; God will answer [concerning] the well-being of Pharaoh."

Humility » Instances of » Mephibosheth

2 Samuel 9:8

Then he did obeisance and said, "What [is] your servant that you have paid attention to the dead dog like me?"

Humility » Instances of » Elisabeth

Luke 1:43

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

Humility » Instances of » Isaiah

Humility » Instances of » John

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and co-sharer in the affliction and kingdom and steadfastness in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

Jerubbaal » Called the mighty man of valour, characteristics of, » Humility

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."

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Humility

Mark 1:7

And he was preaching, saying, "One [who is] more powerful than I is coming after me, of whom I am not worthy to bend down [and] untie the strap of his sandals.

John 1:19-23

And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem so that they could ask him, "Who are you?" And he confessed--and he did not deny, and confessed--"I am not the Christ!" And they asked him, "Then who [are] you? Are you Elijah?" And he said, "I am not!" "Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No!" read more.
Then they said to him, "Who are you, so that we can give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?" He said, "I [am] 'the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, "Make straight the way of the Lord," ' just as Isaiah the prophet said."

spiritual Kingdom » Conditions of entrance into » Humility

Repentance » Should be accompanied by » Humility

James 4:9-10

Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloominess. Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

Saul, king of israel » The man who lost a crown characteristics of » Humility

1 Samuel 10:22

So they inquired again of Yahweh, "{Did the man come here}?" And Yahweh said, "Look, he [is] hiding himself among the baggage."

Spiritual » Conditions of entrance into » Humility