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Proverbs 21:4

A proud attitude, accompanied by a haughty look, is sin; they reveal wicked people.

James 4:16

But you boast about your proud intentions. All such boasting is evil.

Mark 7:22-23

adultery, greed, wickedness, cheating, shameless lust, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness. All these things come from inside and make a person unclean."

Romans 1:29-30

They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and viciousness. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, haughty, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to their parents,

2 Corinthians 12:20

I am afraid that I may come and somehow find you not as I want to find you, and that you may find me not as you want to find me. Perhaps there will be quarreling, jealousy, anger, selfishness, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorderly conduct.

2 Timothy 3:1-2

You must realize, however, that in the last days difficult times will come. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of Man, tell Tyre's Commander-in-Chief, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because your heart is arrogant, and because you keep saying, "I have taken my seat, I am a god, seated in God's seat right in the middle of the sea,' and because you're a man, and not a god, even though you pretend that you have a god-like heart"

Proverbs 6:16-17

Here are six things that the LORD hates seven, in fact, are detestable to him: Arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, and hands shedding innocent blood;

Proverbs 25:6-7

Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men, for it is better that it be told you, "Come up here," than for you to be placed lower in the presence of an official. What you've seen with your own eyes,

Leviticus 26:19

I'll break your mighty pride. I'll make the heavens to be like iron and the ground like bronze.

Psalm 12:2-3

Everyone speaks lies to his neighbor; they speak with flattering lips and hidden motives. The LORD will cut off all slippery lips, and the tongue that boasts great things,

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches. Rather, let the one who boasts, boast in this: that he understands and knows me, for I am the LORD who acts with gracious love, justice, and righteousness in the land. I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Psalm 5:5

Boastful ones will not stand before you; you hate all those who practice wickedness.

Psalm 138:6

Though the LORD is highly exalted, yet he pays attention to those who are lowly regarded, but he is aware of the arrogant from afar.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Listen and pay attention! Don't 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 twilight. You hope for light, but he turns it into deep darkness. He changes it into heavy gloom. If you don't listen, I'll cry secretly because of your pride. My eyes will cry bitterly, flowing tears, because the LORD's flock has been taken captive.

Luke 14:11

Because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the person who humbles himself will be exalted."

Romans 3:27

What, then, is there to boast about? That has been eliminated. On what principle? On that of actions? No, but on the principle of faith.

Luke 18:9-14

Jesus also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves, thinking they were righteous, but who looked down on everyone else: "Two men went up to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, "O God, I thank you that I'm not like other people thieves, dishonest people, adulterers, or even this tax collector. read more.
I fast twice a week, and I give a tenth of my entire income.' "But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!' I tell you, this man, rather than the other one, went down to his home justified, because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the person who humbles himself will be exalted."

Romans 4:2-3

For if Abraham was justified by actions, he would have had something to boast about though not before God. For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."

Romans 11:17-20

Now if some of the branches have been broken off, and you, a wild olive branch, have been grafted in their place to share the rich root of the olive tree, do not boast about being better than the other branches. If you boast, remember that you do not support the root, but the root supports you. Then you will say, "Branches were cut off so that I could be grafted in." read more.
That's right! They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you remain only because of faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid!

1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is nonsense in the world to make the wise feel ashamed. God chose what is weak in the world to make the strong feel ashamed. And God chose what is insignificant in the world, what is despised, what is nothing, in order to destroy what is something, read more.
so that no one may boast in God's presence. It is because of God that you are in union with the Messiah Jesus, who for us has become wisdom from God, as well as our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. Therefore, as it is written, "The person who boasts must boast in the Lord."

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.

Psalm 131:1

LORD, my heart is not arrogant, nor do I look haughty. I do not aspire to great things, nor concern myself with things beyond my ability.

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me I ask every one of you not to think of yourself more highly than you should think, rather to think of yourself with sober judgment on the measure of faith that God has assigned each of you.

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