29 Bible Verses about Proud People
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Now I know that the Lord is greater than all the gods, for in the thing in which they dealt proudly against them he has destroyed them."
I spoke to you, but you did not listen. Instead you rebelled against the Lord and recklessly went up to the hill country.
"But they -- our ancestors -- behaved presumptuously; they rebelled and did not obey your commandments.
And you solemnly admonished them in order to return them to your law, but they behaved presumptuously and did not obey your commandments. They sinned against your ordinances -- those by which an individual, if he obeys them, will live. They boldly turned from you; they rebelled and did not obey.
You thoroughly defeated Edom and it has gone to your head! Gloat over your success, but stay in your palace. Why bring calamity on yourself? Why bring down yourself and Judah along with you?"
Some have become arrogant, as if I were not coming to you.
All the people were aware of it, the people of Ephraim and those living in Samaria. Yet with pride and an arrogant attitude, they said,
They were haughty and practiced abominable deeds before me. Therefore when I saw it I removed them.
We have heard about Moab's pride, their great arrogance, their boasting, pride, and excess. But their boastful claims are empty!
I have heard how proud the people of Moab are, I know how haughty they are. I have heard how arrogant, proud, and haughty they are, what a high opinion they have of themselves.
I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not acknowledge us.
And you are proud! Shouldn't you have been deeply sorrowful instead and removed the one who did this from among you?
Do not let arrogant men overtake me, or let evil men make me homeless!
In your days of majesty, was not Sodom your sister a byword in your mouth,
"Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Your heart is proud and you said, "I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods, in the heart of the seas" -- yet you are a man and not a god, though you think you are godlike.
You exalted yourselves against me with your speech and hurled many insults against me -- I have heard them all!
He will not respect the gods of his fathers -- not even the god loved by women. He will not respect any god; he will elevate himself above them all.
By his treachery he will succeed through deceit. He will have an arrogant attitude, and he will destroy many who are unaware of his schemes. He will rise up against the Prince of princes, yet he will be broken apart -- but not by human agency.
When the army is taken away, the king of the south will become arrogant. He will be responsible for the death of thousands and thousands of people, but he will not continue to prevail.
"Then the king will do as he pleases. He will exalt and magnify himself above every deity and he will utter presumptuous things against the God of gods. He will succeed until the time of wrath is completed, for what has been decreed must occur.
When they were fed, they became satisfied; when they were satisfied, they became proud; as a result, they forgot me!
Look, the one whose desires are not upright will faint from exhaustion, but the person of integrity will live because of his faithfulness.
For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.
The beast was given a mouth speaking proud words and blasphemies, and he was permitted to exercise ruling authority for forty-two months.
Because you rage against me, and the uproar you create has reached my ears; I will put my hook in your nose, and my bridle between your lips, and I will lead you back the way you came."
"Call for archers to come against Babylon! Summon against her all who draw the bow! Set up camp all around the city! Do not allow anyone to escape! Pay her back for what she has done. Do to her what she has done to others. For she has proudly defied me, the Holy One of Israel.
I will destroy anyone who slanders his neighbor in secret. I will not tolerate anyone who has a cocky demeanor and an arrogant attitude.
The arrogance of Israel testifies against it; Israel and Ephraim will be overthrown because of their iniquity. Even Judah will be brought down with them.
The arrogance of Israel testifies against him, yet they refuse to return to the Lord their God! In spite of all this they refuse to seek him!
- Proud (119 instances)