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Proverbs 21:4

The lamp that guides the wicked—
haughty eyes and an arrogant heart—is sin.

James 4:16

But as it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

Mark 7:22-23

adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness. All these evil things come from within and defile a person.”

Romans 1:29-30

They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, arrogant, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear that perhaps when I come I will not find you to be what I want, and I may not be found by you to be what you want;[a] there may be quarreling,(A) jealousy,(B) outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions,(C) slander,(D) gossip, arrogance, and disorder.(E)

2 Timothy 3:1-2

But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Ezekiel 28:2

“Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre: This is what the Lord God says:Your heart is proud,
and you have said, ‘I am a god;
I sit in the seat of gods
in the heart of the sea.’
Yet you are a man and not a god,
though you have regarded your heart
as that of a god.

Proverbs 6:16-17

The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him: arrogant eyes, a lying tongue,
hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 25:6-7

Don’t brag about yourself before the king,
and don’t stand in the place of the great; for it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here!”
than to demote you in plain view of a noble.

Psalm 119:21

You rebuke the proud,
the ones under a curse,
who wander from Your commands.

Leviticus 26:19

I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,

Psalm 12:2-3

They lie to one another;
they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts. May the Lord cut off all flattering lips
and the tongue that speaks boastfully.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the Lord says:The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;
the strong man must not boast in his strength;
the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth. But the one who boasts should boast in this,
that he understands and knows Me—
that I am Yahweh, showing faithful love,
justice, and righteousness on the earth,
for I delight in these things.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Psalm 138:6

Though the Lord is exalted,
He takes note of the humble;
but He knows the haughty from a distance.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Listen and pay attention. Do not be proud,
for the Lord has spoken. Give glory to the Lord your God
before He brings darkness,
before your feet stumble
on the mountains at dusk.
You wait for light,
but He brings darkest gloom
and makes thick darkness. But if you will not listen,
my innermost being will weep in secret
because of your pride.
My eyes will overflow with tears,
for the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.

Luke 14:11

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

Romans 3:27

Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By one of works? No, on the contrary, by a law of faith.

Luke 18:9-14

He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else: “Two men went up to the temple complex to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee took his standand was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.read more.
I fast twice a week; I give a tenthof everything I get.’ “But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even raise his eyes to heaven but kept striking his chestand saying, ‘God, turn Your wrath from me—a sinner!’ I tell you, this one went down to his house justified rather than the other; because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Romans 4:2-3

If Abraham was justified by works, he has something to brag about—but not before God. For what does the Scripture say?Abraham believed God,
and it was credited to him for righteousness.

Romans 11:17-20

Now if some of the branches were broken off, and you, though a wild olive branch, were grafted in among them and have come to share in the rich root of the cultivated olive tree, do not brag that you are better than those branches. But if you do brag—you do not sustain the root, but the root sustains you. Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” read more.
True enough; they were broken off by unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.

1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Brothers, consider your calling: Not many are wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth. Instead, God has chosen what is foolish in the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen what is weak in the world to shame the strong. God has chosen what is insignificant and despised in the world—what is viewed as nothing—to bring to nothing what is viewed as something, read more.
so that no one can boast in His presence. But it is from Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became God-given wisdom for us—our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption, in order that, as it is written:The one who boasts must boast in the Lord.

Ephesians 2:8-9

For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift— not from works, so that no one can boast.

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

Psalm 131:1

A Davidic song of ascents.Lord, my heart is not proud;
my eyes are not haughty.
I do not get involved with things
too great or too difficult for me.

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