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39 Bible Verses about Pride

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Proverbs 16:19

It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the plunder with the proud.

Leviticus 26:19

I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;

Isaiah 13:11

I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity. I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will humble the haughtiness of the terrible.

Isaiah 2:17

The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; and Yahweh alone shall be exalted in that day.

2 Corinthians 7:4

Great is my boldness of speech toward you. Great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I overflow with joy in all our affliction.

1 Corinthians 15:31

I affirm, by the boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.

Daniel 5:20

But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

James 1:10

and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.

Hosea 7:10

The pride of Israel testifies to his face; yet they haven't returned to Yahweh their God, nor sought him, for all this.

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth, and the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride, for the curses and lies which they utter.

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Ambition » Connected with » Pride

Habakkuk 2:5

Yes, moreover, wine is treacherous. A haughty man who doesn't stay at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is like death, and can't be satisfied, but gathers to himself all nations, and heaps to himself all peoples.

Anger » Connected with » Pride

Condemnation » Increased by » Pride

Jewish » Pride

Luke 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and don't begin to say among yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father;' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones!

John 8:33

They answered him, "We are Abraham's seed, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How do you say, 'You will be made free?'"

John 8:39

They answered him, "Our father is Abraham." Jesus said to them, "If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.

John 9:28

They insulted him and said, "You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.

Romans 2:19

and are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

Parents » Prayers » Pride

Matthew 20:21

He said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Command that these, my two sons, may sit, one on your right hand, and one on your left hand, in your Kingdom."

Esther 5:11

Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, the multitude of his children, all the things in which the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Persecution » Originates in » Pride

Pride » Examples of » Haman

Isaiah 14:13

You said in your heart, "I will ascend into heaven! I will exalt my throne above the stars of God! I will sit on the mountain of assembly, in the far north!

Isaiah 47:10

For you have trusted in your wickedness; you have said, No one sees me; your wisdom and your knowledge, it has perverted you, and you have said in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are man, and not God, though you did set your heart as the heart of God --

Ezekiel 31:10

Therefore thus said the Lord Yahweh: Because you are exalted in stature, and he has set his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;

More verses: Isaiah 10:13

Pride » Examples of » Spiritual, examples of

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, 'We see.' Therefore your sin remains.

Job 33:9

'I am clean, without disobedience. I am innocent, neither is there iniquity in me.

1 Corinthians 4:18

Now some are puffed up, as though I were not coming to you.

Pride » Examples of » Jewish pride, as the chosen nation

Luke 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and don't begin to say among yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father;' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones!

John 8:33

They answered him, "We are Abraham's seed, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How do you say, 'You will be made free?'"

John 8:39

They answered him, "Our father is Abraham." Jesus said to them, "If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.

John 9:28

They insulted him and said, "You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.

Romans 2:19

and are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

Pride » Forbidden

1 Samuel 2:3

"Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Don't let arrogance come out of your mouth, For Yahweh is a God of knowledge. By him actions are weighed.

Romans 12:3

For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think reasonably, as God has apportioned to each person a measure of faith.

Pride » Exemplified

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Isaiah 28:1

Woe to the crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fertile valley of those who are overcome with wine!

Hosea 5:5

The pride of Israel testifies to his face. Therefore Israel and Ephraim will stumble in their iniquity. Judah also will stumble with them.

Daniel 5:20

But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Hosea 5:9

Ephraim will become a desolation in the day of rebuke. Among the tribes of Israel, I have made known that which will surely be.

Pride » Is followed by » Destruction

Pride » Instances of » Hezekiah, in displaying his resources

2 Chronicles 32:31

However in [the business of] the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them all the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and the spices, and the precious oil, and the house of his armor, and all that was found in his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah didn't show them.

Isaiah 39:2

Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, the spices, and the precious oil, and all the house of his armor, and all that was found in his treasures. There was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah didn't show them.

Pride » Leads men to » Contention

Pride » Often originates in » Possession of power

Leviticus 26:19

I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;

Ezekiel 30:6

Thus says Yahweh: They also who uphold Egypt shall fall; and the pride of her power shall come down: from the tower of Seveneh shall they fall in it by the sword, says the Lord Yahweh.

Pride » Hateful to God

Proverbs 6:16

There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:

Pride » Is followed by » Debasement

Isaiah 28:3

The crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim will be trodden under foot.

Pride » Self-deception

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, 'Who will bring me down to the ground?'

Jeremiah 49:16

As for your terror, the pride of your heart has deceived you, O you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, who hold the height of the hill: though you should make your nest as high as the eagle, I will bring you down from there, says Yahweh.

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Subdued

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that Yahweh is greater than all gods because of the thing in which they dealt arrogantly against them."

Isaiah 13:11

I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity. I will cause the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will humble the haughtiness of the terrible.

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Abased

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven; for all his works are truth, and his ways justice; and those who walk in pride he is able to abase.

Pride » Instances of » Haman

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Esther 5:11

Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, the multitude of his children, all the things in which the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther 5:13

Yet all this avails me nothing, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate."

Esther 6:6

So Haman came in. The king said to him, "What shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor?" Now Haman said in his heart, "Who would the king delight to honor more than myself?"

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Brought low

Isaiah 2:12

For there will be a day of Yahweh of Armies for all that is proud and haughty, and for all that is lifted up; and it shall be brought low:

Psalm 18:27

For you will save the afflicted people, but the haughty eyes you will bring down.

Pride » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:23

but have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, 'Who will bring me down to the ground?'

Pride » Woe to

Isaiah 28:1

Woe to the crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fertile valley of those who are overcome with wine!

Isaiah 28:3

The crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim will be trodden under foot.

Pride » A hindrance to seeking God

Hosea 7:10

The pride of Israel testifies to his face; yet they haven't returned to Yahweh their God, nor sought him, for all this.

Pride » Defiles a man

Mark 7:22

covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

Mark 7:20

He said, "That which proceeds out of the man, that defiles the man.

Pride » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah didn't render again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him, and on Judah and Jerusalem.

Pride » Examples of » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah didn't render again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him, and on Judah and Jerusalem.

Pride » Examples of » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Yahweh his God; for he went into the temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense.

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Punished

Zephaniah 2:10-11

This they will have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of Yahweh of Armies. Yahweh will be awesome to them, for he will famish all the gods of the land. Men will worship him, everyone from his place, even all the shores of the nations.

Pride » Often originates in » Unsanctified knowledge

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

Pride » Instances of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 5:20

But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Daniel 4:30-34

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty? While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from the sky, [saying], O king Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is spoken: The kingdom has departed from you: and you shall be driven from men; and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field; you shall be made to eat grass as oxen; and seven times shall pass over you; until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will. read more.
The same hour was the thing fulfilled on Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and ate grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of the sky, until his hair was grown like eagles' [feathers], and his nails like birds' [claws]. At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honored him who lives forever; for his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom from generation to generation.

Pride » Hateful to Christ

Proverbs 8:12-13

"I, wisdom, have made prudence my dwelling. Find out knowledge and discretion. The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.

Pride » Exemplified » Laodiceans

Pride » Characteristic of » False teachers

1 Timothy 6:3-4

If anyone teaches a different doctrine, and doesn't consent to sound words, the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness, he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, insulting, evil suspicions,

Pride » Often originates in » Religious privileges

Zephaniah 3:11

In that day you will not be disappointed for all your doings, in which you have transgressed against me; for then I will take away out of the midst of you your proudly exulting ones, and you will no more be haughty in my holy mountain.

Pride » Characteristic of » The wicked

Habakkuk 2:4-5

Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith. Yes, moreover, wine is treacherous. A haughty man who doesn't stay at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is like death, and can't be satisfied, but gathers to himself all nations, and heaps to himself all peoples.

Pride » Exemplified » Ahithophel

2 Samuel 17:23

When Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey, and arose, and went home, to his city, and set his house in order, and hanged himself; and he died, and was buried in the tomb of his father.

Pride » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:22-23

You, his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this, but have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

Pride » Leads men to » Wrath

Pride » Saints » Mourn over, in others

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for [your] pride; and my eye shall weep bitterly, and run down with tears, because Yahweh's flock is taken captive.

Pride » A hindrance to improvement

Pride » Exhortation against

Jeremiah 13:15

Hear, and give ear; don't be proud; for Yahweh has spoken.

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Marred

Jeremiah 13:9

Thus says Yahweh, In this way I will mar the pride of Judah, and the great pride of Jerusalem.

Pride » Often originates in » Possession of wealth

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them all the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and the spices, and the precious oil, and the house of his armor, and all that was found in his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah didn't show them.

Pride » Often originates in » Inexperience

Pride » Often originates in » Self-righteousness

Luke 18:11-12

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week. I give tithes of all that I get.'

Pride » Characteristic of » The Devil

Pride » Is followed by » Shame

Pride » Leads men to » Contempt and rejection of God's word and ministers

Jeremiah 43:2

then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying to Jeremiah, You speak falsely: Yahweh our God has not sent you to say, You shall not go into Egypt to live there;

Pride » Exemplified » Scribes

Mark 12:38-39

In his teaching he said to them, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and to get greetings in the marketplaces, and the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts:

Pride » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Nehemiah 9:10

and showed signs and wonders against Pharaoh, and against all his servants, and against all the people of his land; for you knew that they dealt proudly against them, and made a name for yourself, as it is this day.

Pride » Exemplified » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

On an appointed day, Herod dressed himself in royal clothing, sat on the throne, and gave a speech to them. The people shouted, "The voice of a god, and not of a man!" Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he didn't give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Pride » Exemplified » Judah

Jeremiah 13:9

Thus says Yahweh, In this way I will mar the pride of Judah, and the great pride of Jerusalem.

Pride » Shall abound in the last days

Pride » Is sin

Pride » Instances of » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:16-19

But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against Yahweh his God; for he went into the temple of Yahweh to burn incense on the altar of incense. Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him eighty priests of Yahweh, who were valiant men: and they resisted Uzziah the king, and said to him, "It isn't for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but for the priests the sons of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary; for you have trespassed; neither shall it be for your honor from Yahweh God." read more.
Then Uzziah was angry; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was angry with the priests, the leprosy broke forth in his forehead before the priests in the house of Yahweh, beside the altar of incense.

Pride » Examples of » Naaman

2 Kings 5:11

But Naaman was angry, and went away, and said, "Behold, I thought, 'He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and wave his hand over the place, and heal the leper.'

Pride » Comes from the heart

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts, covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and defile the man."

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Brought into contempt

Isaiah 23:9

Yahweh of Armies has planned it, to stain the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Recompensed

Pride » Characteristic of » The world

Pride » Instances of » Naaman, refusing to wash in the jordan river

2 Kings 5:11-13

But Naaman was angry, and went away, and said, "Behold, I thought, 'He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and wave his hand over the place, and heal the leper.' Aren't Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Couldn't I wash in them, and be clean?" So he turned and went away in a rage. His servants came near, and spoke to him, and said, "My father, if the prophet had asked you do some great thing, wouldn't you have done it? How much rather then, when he says to you, 'Wash, and be clean?'"

Pride » Exemplified » Moab

Isaiah 16:6

We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogance, his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.

Pride » Exemplified » Tyre

Isaiah 23:9

Yahweh of Armies has planned it, to stain the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.

Pride » Exemplified » Edom

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, 'Who will bring me down to the ground?'

Pride » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Pride » Saints » Hate, in others

Pride » Saints » Give not way to

Psalm 131:1

Yahweh, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty; nor do I concern myself with great matters, or things too wonderful for me.

Pride » Hardens the mind

Daniel 5:20

But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Pride » Leads men to » A persecuting spirit

Pride » Exemplified » Haman

Pride » Examples of » Pharaoh

Pride » Saints » Respect not, in others

Pride » The wicked encompassed with

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Scattered

Pride » They who are guilty of, shall be » Resisted

Pride » Instances of » Ahithophel

2 Samuel 17:23

When Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey, and arose, and went home, to his city, and set his house in order, and hanged himself; and he died, and was buried in the tomb of his father.

Pride » Instances of » Kings of tyre

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are man, and not God, though you did set your heart as the heart of God --

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Pride

Isaiah 10:12

Therefore it will happen that, when the Lord has performed his whole work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the willful proud heart of the king of Assyria, and the insolence of his haughty looks.

Isaiah 24:21

It shall happen in that day that Yahweh will punish the army of the high ones on high, and the kings of the earth on the earth.

Riches » Often lead to » Pride

Ezekiel 28:5

by your great wisdom [and] by your traffic you have increased your riches, and your heart is lifted up because of your riches --

Self-will » Proceeds from » Pride

Nehemiah 9:29

and testified against them, that you might bring them again to your law. Yet they dealt proudly, and didn't listen to your commandments, but sinned against your ordinances, (which if a man does, he shall live in them), turned their backs, stiffened their neck, and would not hear.

Self-will and stubbornness » Proceed from » Pride

Nehemiah 9:29

and testified against them, that you might bring them again to your law. Yet they dealt proudly, and didn't listen to your commandments, but sinned against your ordinances, (which if a man does, he shall live in them), turned their backs, stiffened their neck, and would not hear.

Spiritual » Preparation steps required in » Pride

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, 'We see.' Therefore your sin remains.

Job 33:9

'I am clean, without disobedience. I am innocent, neither is there iniquity in me.

1 Corinthians 4:18

Now some are puffed up, as though I were not coming to you.

Strife » Excited by » Pride

Strife » Causes of » Pride

Topics on Pride

Attitudes Of Pride

5;8;14

then your heart be lifted up, and you forget Yahweh your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage;

Humility And Pride

20;29;23

A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.

Kings And Pride

20;14;28

In the multitude of people is the king's glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.

Pride, Characteristics

54;3;6

not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

Pride, Evil Of

9;15;23

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because you have rejected the word of Yahweh, he has also rejected you from being king."

Pride, Examples Of

2;5;2

Pharaoh said, "Who is Yahweh, that I should listen to his voice to let Israel go? I don't know Yahweh, and moreover I will not let Israel go."

Pride, Origin

42;18;11-12

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Pride, Results In

24;43;2

then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying to Jeremiah, You speak falsely: Yahweh our God has not sent you to say, You shall not go into Egypt to live there;

Pride, Results Of

48;6;3

For if a man thinks himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.