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Theasaurus: Shame

40 Bible Verses about Shame

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1 Samuel 2:22

And Eli was very old, and heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel, and that they lay with the women that served at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Psalm 26:3

For thy loving-kindness is before mine eyes, and I have walked in thy truth.

Psalm 119:78

Let the proud be ashamed; for they have acted perversely towards me with falsehood: as for me, I meditate in thy precepts.

Isaiah 26:11

Jehovah, thy hand is lifted up, but they do not see: yet they shall see thy jealousy for the people, and be ashamed; yea, the fire which is for thine adversaries shall devour them.

Isaiah 44:11

Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed; and the workmen are but men. Let them all be gathered together, let them stand up: they shall fear, they shall be ashamed together.

Isaiah 45:16

They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them; they shall go away in confusion together, the makers of idols.

Isaiah 45:24

Only in Jehovah, shall one say, have I righteousness and strength. To him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Jeremiah 17:13

Thou hope of Israel, Jehovah! all that forsake thee shall be ashamed. They that depart from me shall be written in the earth; because they have forsaken Jehovah, the fountain of living waters.

Ezekiel 16:61

And thou shalt remember thy ways, and be confounded, when thou shalt receive thy sisters who are older than thou, together with those who are younger than thou; for I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by virtue of thy covenant.

Ezekiel 43:10

Thou, son of man, shew the house to the house of Israel, that they may be confounded at their iniquities; and let them measure the pattern.

Hosea 4:19

The wind hath wrapped her up in its wings, and they shall be ashamed because of their sacrifices.

Hosea 10:6

Yea, it shall be carried unto Assyria as a present for king Jareb: Ephraim shall be seized with shame, and Israel shall be ashamed of his own counsel.

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people how they were stripped; for Aaron had stripped them to their shame before their adversaries.

Ezra 9:6

and said: O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God; for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up to the heavens.

Job 8:22

They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked be no more.

Psalm 44:15

All the day my confusion is before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,

Jeremiah 23:40

And I will bring everlasting reproach upon you, and everlasting shame, that shall not be forgotten.

Ezekiel 32:30

There are the princes of the north, all of them, and all the Zidonians, that are gone down with the slain ashamed of the terror which they caused through their might; and they lie uncircumcised with them that are slain by the sword, and bear their confusion with them that go down to the pit.

Hosea 4:18

Their drink is sour; they give themselves up to whoredom; her great men passionately love their shame.

Psalm 69:19

Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before thee.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I speak to you to put you to shame. Thus there is not a wise person among you, not even one, who shall be able to decide between his brethren!

2 Corinthians 7:9-11

Now I rejoice, not that ye have been grieved, but that ye have been grieved to repentance; for ye have been grieved according to God, that in nothing ye might be injured by us. For grief according to God works repentance to salvation, never to be regretted; but the grief of the world works death. For, behold, this same thing, your being grieved according to God, how much diligence it wrought in you, but what excusing of yourselves, but what indignation, but what fear, but what ardent desire, but what zeal, but what vengeance: in every way ye have proved yourselves to be pure in the matter.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

But if any one obey not our word by the letter, mark that man, and do not keep company with him, that he may be ashamed of himself;

From Thematic Bible


Pride » Is followed by » Shame

Shame » Who shall be ashamed

Jeremiah 17:13

Thou hope of Israel, Jehovah! all that forsake thee shall be ashamed. They that depart from me shall be written in the earth; because they have forsaken Jehovah, the fountain of living waters.

Job 8:20-22

Behold, God will not cast off a perfect man, neither will he take evil-doers by the hand. Whilst he would fill thy mouth with laughing and thy lips with shouting, They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked be no more.

Isaiah 65:11-13

But ye who forsake Jehovah, who forget my holy mountain, who prepare a table for Gad, and fill up mixed wine unto Meni: I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not. Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, my servants shall eat, and ye shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, and ye shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, and ye shall be ashamed;

Shame » Shame of sin

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people how they were stripped; for Aaron had stripped them to their shame before their adversaries.

Psalm 44:15

All the day my confusion is before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,

Ezra 9:6

and said: O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God; for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up to the heavens.

Shame » Who shall not be ashamed

Isaiah 49:23

And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, and their princesses thy nursing-mothers: they shall bow down to thee with the face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet. And thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; for they shall not be ashamed who wait on me.

Romans 10:9-11

that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thine heart that God has raised him from among the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart is believed to righteousness; and with the mouth confession made to salvation. For the scripture says, No one believing on him shall be ashamed.

Joel 2:23-27

And ye, children of Zion, be glad and rejoice in Jehovah your God; for he giveth you the early rain in due measure, and he causeth to come down for you the rain, the early rain, and the latter rain at the beginning of the season. And the floors shall be full of corn, and the vats shall overflow with new wine and oil. And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, my great army which I sent among you. read more.
And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of Jehovah your God, who hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed. And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I, Jehovah, am your God, and there is none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.

Psalm 31:17

Jehovah, let me not be ashamed; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, let them be silent in Sheol.

Shame » General references to

Shame » Who causes shame

Shame » Whose glory becomes shame

Hosea 4:6-7

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children. As they were multiplied, so they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame.

Habakkuk 2:6-16

Shall not all these take up a proverb about him, and a taunting riddle against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that loadeth himself with pledges! Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee, and they awake up that shall vex thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto them? Because thou hast plundered many nations, all the rest of the peoples shall plunder thee; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city, and all that dwell therein. read more.
Woe to him that getteth iniquitous gain to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil! Thou hast devised shame to thy house, by cutting off many peoples, and hast sinned against thine own soul. For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it. Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and establisheth a city by unrighteousness! Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves in vain? For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of Jehovah as the waters cover the sea. Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that pourest out thy flask, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness! Thou art filled with shame instead of glory; drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be uncovered: the cup of Jehovah's right hand shall be turned unto thee, and a shameful spewing shall be on thy glory.

Shame » Those that are ashamed of jesus Christ

Mark 8:31-38

And he began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and of the chief priests and of the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spoke the thing openly. And Peter, taking him to him, began to rebuke him. But he, turning round and seeing his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, Get away behind me, Satan, for thy mind is not on the things that are of God, but on the things that are of men. read more.
And having called the crowd with his disciples, he said to them, Whoever desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me. For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it. For what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul? for what should a man give in exchange for his soul? For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him shall the Son of man also be ashamed when he shall come in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Luke 9:22-27

saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up. And he said to them all, If any one will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me; for whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it. read more.
For what shall a man profit if he shall have gained the whole world, and have destroyed, or come under the penalty of the loss of himself? For whosoever shall have been ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his glory, and in that of the Father, and of the holy angels. But I say unto you of a truth, There are some of those standing here who shall not taste death until they shall have seen the kingdom of God.

Shame » Who jesus Christ will be ashamed of

Mark 8:31-38

And he began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and of the chief priests and of the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spoke the thing openly. And Peter, taking him to him, began to rebuke him. But he, turning round and seeing his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, Get away behind me, Satan, for thy mind is not on the things that are of God, but on the things that are of men. read more.
And having called the crowd with his disciples, he said to them, Whoever desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me. For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it. For what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul? for what should a man give in exchange for his soul? For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him shall the Son of man also be ashamed when he shall come in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Luke 9:22-27

saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up. And he said to them all, If any one will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me; for whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it. read more.
For what shall a man profit if he shall have gained the whole world, and have destroyed, or come under the penalty of the loss of himself? For whosoever shall have been ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his glory, and in that of the Father, and of the holy angels. But I say unto you of a truth, There are some of those standing here who shall not taste death until they shall have seen the kingdom of God.

Shame » Those that cause shame

Proverbs 17:2

A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Proverbs 14:35

The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

Shame » Whose glory is in their shame

Philippians 3:18-19

(for many walk of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and their glory in their shame, who mind earthly things:)

Shame » Jesus ashamed of those who deny him

Luke 9:26

For whosoever shall have been ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his glory, and in that of the Father, and of the holy angels.

Shame » Who covers shame

Shame » What is shame

Shame » Who knows no shame

Zephaniah 3:5

The righteous Jehovah is in the midst of her: he doeth no wrong. Every morning doth he bring his judgment to light; it faileth not: but the unrighteous knoweth no shame.

Shame » What brings shame

Shame » Destitute of, the israelites when they worshiped the golden calf

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people how they were stripped; for Aaron had stripped them to their shame before their adversaries.

Shame » Of the cross

Shame » Of adam and eve

Shame » The unjust

Zephaniah 3:5

The righteous Jehovah is in the midst of her: he doeth no wrong. Every morning doth he bring his judgment to light; it faileth not: but the unrighteous knoweth no shame.

Sin » Leads to » Shame

Romans 6:21

What fruit therefore had ye then in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of them is death.

Sins » Penalty » Shame

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people how they were stripped; for Aaron had stripped them to their shame before their adversaries.

Psalm 44:15

All the day my confusion is before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,

Ezra 9:6

and said: O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God; for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up to the heavens.

Topics on Shame

Eliminating Shame

9;17;26

And David spoke to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that smites this Philistine, and takes away the reproach from Israel? for who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?

Enjoying Shame

28;4;18

Their drink is sour; they give themselves up to whoredom; her great men passionately love their shame.

Naked In Shame

1;3;7

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

Not Put To Shame

23;54;4

Fear not, for thou shalt not be ashamed; neither be thou confounded, for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.

Shame Has Come

19;44;15

All the day my confusion is before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,

Shame Of Bad Conduct

26;16;27

And behold, I stretched out my hand over thee, and diminished thine appointed portion; and I gave thee over unto the will of them that hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, who were confounded at thy lewd way.

Shame Of Idolatry

19;97;7

Ashamed be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols. Worship him, all ye gods.

Shame Will Come

10;13;13

And I, whither shall I carry my reproach? and thou wouldest be as one of the infamous in Israel. And now, I pray thee, speak to the king; for he will not withhold me from thee.