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40 Bible Verses about Shame

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1 Samuel 2:22

Now Eli was very old and heard all that his sons did unto all Israel and how they lay with the women that served at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

Psalm 26:3

For thy mercy is before my eyes, and I walk in thy truth.

Psalm 119:78

Let the proud be ashamed, for they dealt perversely with me without a cause, but I will meditate in thy precepts.

Isaiah 26:11

LORD, when thy hand is withdrawn, they will not see: but they shall see in the end and be ashamed with the zeal of the people. And fire shall consume thine enemies.

Isaiah 44:11

Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed; for the workmen, they are of men; even if all of them are gathered together and stand, they shall fear and shall be ashamed together.

Isaiah 45:16

They shall be ashamed and also confounded, all of them; all the makers of idols shall go forth ashamed.

Isaiah 45:24

And unto me he shall say, Surely in the LORD is the righteousness and the strength; until he shall come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Jeremiah 17:13

O hope of Israel! LORD, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed; and those that depart from me shall be written in the dust because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.

Ezekiel 16:61

Then thou shalt remember thy ways, and be ashamed, when thou shalt receive thy sisters, thine elder and thy younger: and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant.

Ezekiel 43:10

Thou son of man, show this house to the house of Israel that they may be ashamed of their iniquities; and let them understand the pattern.

Hosea 4:19

The wind has bound her up in her wings, and they shall be ashamed because of their sacrifices.

Hosea 10:6

It shall be also carried unto Assyria for a present to King Jareb: Ephraim shall be ashamed, and Israel shall be confused at his own counsel.

Exodus 32:25

And when Moses saw that the people were naked (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies),

Ezra 9:6

and said, O my God, I am confused and ashamed to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto heaven.

Job 8:22

Those that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought.

Psalm 44:15

My confusion is continually before me, and the shame of my face has covered me,

Jeremiah 23:40

and I will place an everlasting reproach upon you, and eternal shame, which shall never be forgotten.

Ezekiel 32:30

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

Hosea 4:18

Their drink has become corrupted; they have committed whoredom continually; her princes love gifts, shamefully.

Psalm 69:19

Thou hast known my reproach and my shame and my dishonour; my adversaries are all before thee.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brothers?

2 Corinthians 7:9-11

Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance; for ye were made sorry by God that ye might suffer no loss by us. For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death. For behold this same thing, that when ye were made sorry by God, what carefulness it wrought in you, what clearing of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In all things ye have shown yourselves to be clean in this matter.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

And if anyone does not hearken unto our word by this epistle, note that one and do not join with him, that he may be ashamed.

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Pride » Is followed by » Shame

Shame » Who shall be ashamed

Jeremiah 17:13

O hope of Israel! LORD, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed; and those that depart from me shall be written in the dust because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.

Job 8:20-22

Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man; neither will he help the evil doers. He will yet fill thy mouth with laughing and thy lips with shouts of joy. Those that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought.

Isaiah 65:11-13

But ye that forsake the LORD, that forget the mountain of my holiness, that prepare a table unto fortune, and that furnish the drink offering for destiny; I also will destine you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter because when I called, ye did not respond; I spoke, and ye did not hear, but did evil before my eyes and did choose that which displeased me. Therefore thus has the Lord GOD said, Behold, my slaves shall eat, but ye shall be hungry; behold, my slaves shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty; behold, my slaves shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed:

Shame » Shame of sin

Exodus 32:25

And when Moses saw that the people were naked (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies),

Psalm 44:15

My confusion is continually before me, and the shame of my face has covered me,

Ezra 9:6

and said, O my God, I am confused and ashamed to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto heaven.

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 their face toward the earth and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for those that wait for me shall not be ashamed.

Romans 10:9-11

that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus and shalt believe in thine heart that God has raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto saving health. For the scripture says, Whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.

Joel 2:23-27

Ye also, sons of Zion, be glad and rejoice in the LORD your God for he has given you the former rain according to righteousness, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain as in the beginning. And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil. And I will restore to you the years that the caterpillar has eaten, the locust, and the cankerworm, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you. read more.
And ye shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God that has dealt wondrously with you; and my people shall never again be ashamed. And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel and that I am the LORD your God, and there is none other; and my people shall never be ashamed.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD, for I have called upon thee; let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be cut off for Sheol.

Shame » General references to

Shame » Who causes shame

Shame » Whose glory becomes shame

Hosea 4:6-7

My people were cut off because they lacked wisdom; because thou hast rejected wisdom, I will cast thee out of the priesthood; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy sons. According to their greatness, so did they sin against me; therefore I will change their honour into shame.

Habakkuk 2:6-16

Shall not all these take up a parable against him and a taunting enigma against him and say, Woe to him that multiplied that which was not his! And for how long would he pile thick clay upon himself? Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee and awake those that shall take thy place, and thou shalt be for a prey unto them? Because thou hast spoiled many nations, all the other peoples shall spoil thee because of human blood and for the robberies of the land, of the cities, and of all that dwell therein. read more.
Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil! Thou hast taken shameful counsel for thy house by cutting off many peoples and hast committed a sin against thy life. For the stone shall cry out from the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it. Woe to him that builds the city with blood and founds the village with iniquity! Is this not of the LORD of the hosts? Therefore the peoples shall labour for the fire, and the Gentiles shall weary themselves in vain. For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea. Woe unto him that gives his neighbours drink, that puts thy bottle to them, and makes them drunken also, that thou may look on their nakedness! Thou hast filled thyself with dishonour instead of honour; drink thou also, and thy foreskin shall be uncovered; the cup of the LORD's right hand shall be turned unto thee, and shameful vomit shall fall upon thy glory.

Shame » Those that are ashamed of jesus Christ

Mark 8:31-38

And he began to teach them that it was convenient that the Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected of the elders and of the princes of the priests and of the scribes, and be killed and after three days rise again. And he spoke this word clearly. Then Peter took him and began to rebuke him. And he, turning about and looking at his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, Get thyself from me, Satan, for thou knowest not the things that are of God, but the things that are of men. read more.
And calling the multitude unto him with his disciples, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed when he comes 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 of the princes of the priests and scribes and be slain and be raised the third day. And he said to them all, If anyone will come after me, let them deny themself and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whosoever desires to save his soul shall lose it, but whosoever will lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it. read more.
For what is a man advantaged if he gains the whole world, having destroyed himself or having suffered the loss of himself? For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his own glory and in his Father's and of the holy angels. But I tell you in truth, there are some standing here who shall not taste of death until they see the kingdom of God.

Shame » Who jesus Christ will be ashamed of

Mark 8:31-38

And he began to teach them that it was convenient that the Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected of the elders and of the princes of the priests and of the scribes, and be killed and after three days rise again. And he spoke this word clearly. Then Peter took him and began to rebuke him. And he, turning about and looking at his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, Get thyself from me, Satan, for thou knowest not the things that are of God, but the things that are of men. read more.
And calling the multitude unto him with his disciples, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed when he comes 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 of the princes of the priests and scribes and be slain and be raised the third day. And he said to them all, If anyone will come after me, let them deny themself and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whosoever desires to save his soul shall lose it, but whosoever will lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it. read more.
For what is a man advantaged if he gains the whole world, having destroyed himself or having suffered the loss of himself? For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his own glory and in his Father's and of the holy angels. But I tell you in truth, there are some standing here who shall not taste of death until they see the kingdom of God.

Shame » Those that cause shame

Proverbs 17:2

A prudent slave shall have rule over a son that causes shame and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

Proverbs 14:35

The king's favour is toward the wise slave, but his wrath is against him that causes 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 shall be perdition, whose God is their belly and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things).

Shame » Jesus ashamed of those who deny him

Luke 9:26

For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his own glory and in his Father's and of the holy angels.

Shame » Who covers shame

Shame » What is shame

Shame » Who knows no shame

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: each morning he shall bring his judgment to light; he never fails; but the unjust know no shame.

Shame » What brings shame

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

Exodus 32:25

And when Moses saw that the people were naked (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies),

Shame » Of the cross

Shame » Of adam and eve

Shame » The unjust

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: each morning he shall bring his judgment to light; he never fails; but the unjust know no shame.

Sin » Leads to » Shame

Romans 6:21

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

Sins » Penalty » Shame

Exodus 32:25

And when Moses saw that the people were naked (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies),

Psalm 44:15

My confusion is continually before me, and the shame of my face has covered me,

Ezra 9:6

and said, O my God, I am confused and ashamed to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto heaven.

Topics on Shame

Eliminating Shame

9;17;26

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

Enjoying Shame

28;4;18

Their drink has become corrupted; they have committed whoredom continually; her princes love gifts, shamefully.

Naked In Shame

1;3;7

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

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

My confusion is continually before me, and the shame of my face has covered me,

Shame Of Bad Conduct

26;16;27

Behold, therefore I have stretched out my hand over thee and have diminished thy liberty and delivered thee unto the will of those that hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, who are ashamed of thy lewd way.

Shame Of Idolatry

19;97;7

Let all those that serve graven images be confounded, those that boast of idols; worship him, all ye gods.

Shame Will Come

10;13;13

And I, where shall I go with my reproach? And as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now, therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king, for he will not withhold me from thee.