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40 Bible Verses about Shame

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1 Samuel 2:22

Now Eli was very old, and he had heard everything that his sons were doing to the Israelis, and how they lay with the women who were serving regularly at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Psalm 26:3

For your gracious love precedes me, and I continuously walk according to your truth.

Psalm 119:78

May the arrogant become ashamed, because they have subverted me with deceit; as for me, I will meditate on your precepts.

Isaiah 26:11

"LORD, your hand is lifted up, but they do not see it. And let them see your zeal for your people and be put to shame yes, let the fire reserved for your enemies consume them!

Isaiah 44:11

To be sure, all who associate with it will be put to shame; and as for the craftsmen, they are only human. Let them all gather together and take their stand. Then let them be terrified they will be humiliated together.

Isaiah 45:16

All of them will be put to shame indeed, disgraced! The makers of idols will go off in disgrace together.

Isaiah 45:24

One will say of me, "Only in the LORD are victories and might.' All who raged against him will come to him and will be put to shame.

Jeremiah 17:13

LORD, you are the hope of Israel; all who forsake you will be put to shame. Those who turn aside from you will be written in the dust, because they have forsaken the LORD, the spring of living water.

Ezekiel 16:61

Then you'll remember your behavior and be ashamed when you greet your sisters your elder sister and your younger sister. I'll give them to you as daughters, but not on account of my covenant with you.

Ezekiel 43:10

"And now, Son of Man, describe the Temple to the house of Israel. They will be ashamed because of their sin. They will measure its pattern.

Hosea 4:19

A wind storm will carry them away in its embrace, and their sacrifices will bring them shame."

Hosea 10:6

Indeed, that glory will be carried to Assyria it will become a present for an avenging king. Ephraim will be disgraced, and Israel will become ashamed of its decision.

Exodus 32:25

When Moses saw that the people were out of control since Aaron had let them get out of control, something that incited ridicule from their enemies

Job 8:22

Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked will no longer exist.

Psalm 44:15

My dishonor tortures me continuously; the shame on my face overwhelms me

Jeremiah 23:40

I'll bring on you everlasting reproach and everlasting humiliation that won't ever be forgotten."

Ezekiel 32:30

"All of the princes from the North are there, along with the Sidonians, who have gone down in shame to join those who have been killed because of all the terror they caused by their military might. They lie dead, uncircumcised, with those who have been killed violently. They will bear their shame, along with those who descend into the Pit.

Hosea 4:18

While drinking to excess, they prostitute themselves. They're in love with dishonor.

Psalm 69:19

Truly you know my reproach, shame, and disgrace. All my enemies are known to you.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I say this to make you feel ashamed. Has it come to this, that there is not one person among you who is wise enough to settle disagreements between brothers?

2 Corinthians 7:9-11

Now I am happy, not because you had such sorrow, but because your sorrow led you to repent. For you were sorry in a godly way, and so you were not hurt by us in any way. For having sorrow in a godly way results in repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regrets. But the sorrow of the world produces death. See what great earnestness godly sorrow has produced in you! How ready you are to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how full of longing and enthusiasm, how eager to seek justice! In every way you have demonstrated that you are innocent in this matter.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

If anyone does not obey what we say in this letter, take note of him. Have nothing to do with him so that he will feel ashamed.

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Pride » Is followed by » Shame

Shame » Who shall be ashamed

Jeremiah 17:13

LORD, you are the hope of Israel; all who forsake you will be put to shame. Those who turn aside from you will be written in the dust, because they have forsaken the LORD, the spring of living water.

Job 8:20-22

Surely God won't reject those who are blameless or hold hands with those who practice evil. He will soon fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips will shout with joy. Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked will no longer exist.

Isaiah 65:11-13

But as for you who forsake the LORD, who forget my holy mountain, who spread a table for Fortune and fill drink offerings for Destiny, I'll consign you to the sword, and all of you will bend down for the slaughter because when I called, you didn't answer, when I spoke, you didn't listen; but you did what was evil in my sight, and chose what I took no pleasure in." Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "See, my servants will eat, but you'll go hungry; my servants will drink, but you'll go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you'll be put to shame.

Shame » Shame of sin

Exodus 32:25

When Moses saw that the people were out of control since Aaron had let them get out of control, something that incited ridicule from their enemies

Psalm 44:15

My dishonor tortures me continuously; the shame on my face overwhelms me

Shame » Who shall not be ashamed

Isaiah 49:23

"Oh, yes! Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens will be your nursing mothers. They will bow to you with their faces to the ground, and lick the dust from your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.

Isaiah 28:16

therefore this is what the LORD God says: "Look! I am laying a foundation stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation: Whoever believes firmly will not act hastily.

Romans 10:9-11

If you declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with his heart and is justified, and declares with his mouth and is saved. The Scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will never be ashamed."

Joel 2:23-27

And so be glad, children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, because he has given you the right amount of early rain, and he will cause the rain to fall for you, both the early rain and the later rain as before. The threshing floors will be smothered in grain, and the vats will overflow with wine and oil. "Then I will restore to you the years that the locust swarm devoured, as did the young locust, the other locusts, and the ravaging locust, that great army of mine that I sent among you. read more.
You will have plenty to eat, and will be fully satisfied. You will praise the name of the LORD your God, who has performed wonders specifically for you. And my people will never be ashamed. As a result, you will know that I am in the midst of Israel; that I myself am the LORD your God and there is none other! And my people will never be ashamed."

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, LORD, for I have called upon you. Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in the next life.

Shame » General references to

Shame » Who causes shame

Shame » Whose glory becomes shame

Hosea 4:6-7

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children. "The more they increased in number, the more they sinned against me, so I will change their glory into shame.

Habakkuk 2:6-16

"Will not all of these ridicule him with mocking scorn? They will say, "Woe to the one who hordes for himself what isn't his. How long will you enrich yourself by extortion?' Won't your creditors revolt unexpectedly? Won't those who make you tremble wake up? As a result, you'll become their prey! Because you plundered many nations, all of their remnants will plunder you. Human blood has been shed, and violence has been done to the land, to the city, and to all who live in it." read more.
"Woe to the one who amasses profit upon unjust profit in order to establish his household, so he can establish a secure place on the heights and escape from the power of evil. You have brought shame to yourself by killing many people you are forfeiting your own life. Indeed, the stone will cry out from the wall and the rafter will respond from the woodwork." "Woe to the one who founds a city upon bloodshed, and constructs a city by lawlessness. Is it not because of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies that people grow tired putting out fires, and nations weary themselves over nothing? Indeed, the earth will be filled with knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as water fills the sea." "Woe to the one who supplies his neighbor with a drink! You are forcing your bottle on him, making him drunk so you can see them naked. You are filled with dishonor instead of glory. So go ahead, drink and be naked! The LORD will turn against you, and utter disgrace will debase your reputation.

Shame » Those that are ashamed of jesus Christ

Mark 8:31-38

Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man would have to suffer a great deal and be rejected by the elders, the high priests, and the scribes. Then he would be killed, but after three days he would rise again. He was speaking about this matter quite openly. Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But turning and looking at his disciples, Jesus rebuked Peter, saying, "Get behind me, Satan, because you're not thinking God's thoughts, but human thoughts!" read more.
Then Jesus called the crowd to himself along with his disciples and told them, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously, because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it. What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Indeed, what can a person give in exchange for his life? If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes with the holy angels in his Father's glory."

Luke 9:22-27

He said, "The Son of Man must suffer a great deal and be rejected by the elders, the high priests, and the scribes. Then he must be killed, but on the third day he will be raised." Then he told all of them, "If anyone wants to come with me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross every day, and follow me continuously, because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. read more.
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost? If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and the glory of the Father and the holy angels. I tell you with certainty, some people who are standing here won't experience death until they see the kingdom of God."

Shame » Who jesus Christ will be ashamed of

Mark 8:31-38

Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man would have to suffer a great deal and be rejected by the elders, the high priests, and the scribes. Then he would be killed, but after three days he would rise again. He was speaking about this matter quite openly. Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But turning and looking at his disciples, Jesus rebuked Peter, saying, "Get behind me, Satan, because you're not thinking God's thoughts, but human thoughts!" read more.
Then Jesus called the crowd to himself along with his disciples and told them, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously, because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it. What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Indeed, what can a person give in exchange for his life? If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes with the holy angels in his Father's glory."

Luke 9:22-27

He said, "The Son of Man must suffer a great deal and be rejected by the elders, the high priests, and the scribes. Then he must be killed, but on the third day he will be raised." Then he told all of them, "If anyone wants to come with me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross every day, and follow me continuously, because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. read more.
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost? If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and the glory of the Father and the holy angels. I tell you with certainty, some people who are standing here won't experience death until they see the kingdom of God."

Shame » Those that cause shame

Proverbs 17:2

A prudent servant will rule in place of a disgraceful son and will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Proverbs 14:35

The king approves the wise servant, but he is angry at anyone who acts shamefully.

Shame » Whose glory is in their shame

Philippians 3:18-19

For I have often told you, and now tell you even with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of the Messiah. Their destiny is destruction, their god is their belly, and their glory is in their shame. Their minds are set on worldly things.

Shame » Jesus ashamed of those who deny him

Luke 9:26

If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and the glory of the Father and the holy angels.

Shame » Who covers shame

Shame » What is shame

Shame » Who knows no shame

Zephaniah 3:5

The righteous LORD who lives within her will do no wrong; he will bring justice to light morning by morning. He never fails, but the unjust are shameless.

Shame » What brings shame

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

Exodus 32:25

When Moses saw that the people were out of control since Aaron had let them get out of control, something that incited ridicule from their enemies

Shame » Of the cross

Shame » Of adam and eve

Shame » The unjust

Zephaniah 3:5

The righteous LORD who lives within her will do no wrong; he will bring justice to light morning by morning. He never fails, but the unjust are shameless.

Sin » Leads to » Shame

Romans 6:21

What benefit did you get from doing those things you are now ashamed of? For those things resulted in death.

Sins » Penalty » Shame

Exodus 32:25

When Moses saw that the people were out of control since Aaron had let them get out of control, something that incited ridicule from their enemies

Psalm 44:15

My dishonor tortures me continuously; the shame on my face overwhelms me

Topics on Shame

Eliminating Shame

9;17;26

David asked the men who were standing by him, "What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? Indeed, who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?"

Enjoying Shame

28;4;18

While drinking to excess, they prostitute themselves. They're in love with dishonor.

Naked In Shame

1;3;7

As a result, they both understood what they had done, and they became aware that they were naked. So they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves.

Not Put To Shame

23;54;4

"Don't be afraid, because you won't be ashamed; don't fear shame, for you won't be humiliated because you will forget the disgrace of your youth, and the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.

Shame Has Come

19;44;15

My dishonor tortures me continuously; the shame on my face overwhelms me

Shame Of Bad Conduct

26;16;27

"Therefore, look out! I've reached out to oppose you. I withdrew your rations and delivered you to those Philistine women who hate you. Even they were embarrassed at your wicked ways!

Shame Of Idolatry

19;97;7

All who serve carved images and those who praise idols will be humiliated. Worship him, all you "gods"!

Shame Will Come

10;13;13

And what about me? Where will I go to escape this disgrace? And as for you, you'll be known as one of Israel's greatest fools! So please talk to the king, because he won't withhold me from you!"

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