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40 Bible Verses about Shame

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1 Samuel 2:22

Now Eli was very old, and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel and that they [were] having sexual relations with the women who [were] serving [at] the entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Psalm 26:3

Because your loyal love [is] before my eyes, and I walk about in your faithfulness.

Psalm 119:78

Let the arrogant be put to shame, because they have wronged me [with] lies. As for me, I will meditate on your precepts.

Isaiah 26:11

Yahweh, [though] your hand reaches high, they do not see [it]. Let them see, and let them be ashamed of [the] zeal of people. Indeed, let the fire of your enemies consume them.

Isaiah 44:11

Look! all his companions shall be ashamed, and [the] artisans [are] human! Let all of them assemble; let them stand up. They shall tremble; they shall be ashamed together.

Isaiah 45:16

All of them are ashamed and indeed humiliated; [the] craftsmen of idols go together in insult.

Isaiah 45:24

'Only in Yahweh,' one shall say to me, '[are] righteousness and strength.' He shall come to him, and all those who were angry with him shall be ashamed.

Jeremiah 17:13

Yahweh, the hope of Israel, all [those who] forsake you will be put to shame, and [those who] turn aside from you in the earth will be recorded, for they have forsaken the fountain of living water, Yahweh.

Ezekiel 16:61

And you will remember your ways, and you will be ashamed when you take your sisters, {both the older and the younger}, and I give them to you as daughters, but not on account of your covenant.

Ezekiel 43:10

You, son of man, describe [to] the house of Israel the temple and let them be ashamed of their iniquities and let them measure the pattern.

Hosea 4:19

A wind has wrapped them in its wings, and they will be ashamed because of their altars.

Hosea 10:6

It will also be brought to Assyria, [as] tribute to [the] great king. Ephraim will obtain disgrace and Israel will be ashamed from his advice.

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people, that they [were] running wild because Aaron had allowed them to run wild, for a laughingstock among {their enemies}.

Ezra 9:6

and said, "My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face to you, my God. For our sins have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown up to the heavens.

Job 8:22

[Those] who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked {will be no more}."

Psalm 44:15

{All day long} my disgrace [is] before me, and the shame of my face covers me,

Jeremiah 23:40

and I will bring upon you {an everlasting disgrace} and {an everlasting shame} that will not be forgotten."

Ezekiel 32:30

There are [also] the princes of [the] north, all of them, all of [the] Sidonians who have gone down, being ashamed [to lie] with [the] slain because of their terror [that they caused] from their might, and they lie uncircumcised with [those killed] by [the] sword, and they bear their disgrace [along with] [the people] going down to [the] grave.

Hosea 4:18

When their drinking has ended, they surely indulge in sexual orgies. They love lewdness more than their glory.

Psalm 69:19

You know my reproach, my shame and my disgrace. {Fully known} to you are all my adversaries.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I say [this] to your shame. So is there not anyone wise among you who will be able to render a decision between his brothers?

2 Corinthians 7:9-11

now I rejoice, not that you were grieved, but that you were grieved to repentance. For you were grieved according to [the will of] God, so that you suffered loss in no way through us. For grief according to [the will of] God brings about a repentance [leading] to salvation, not to be regretted, but worldly grief brings about death. For behold how much diligence this very [thing], being grieved according to [the will of] God, has brought about in you: what defense [of yourselves], what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment! In everything you have demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in this matter.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

But if anyone does not obey our message through this letter, take note not to associate with him, in order that he may be put to shame.

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Pride » Is followed by » Shame

Shame » Who shall be ashamed

Jeremiah 17:13

Yahweh, the hope of Israel, all [those who] forsake you will be put to shame, and [those who] turn aside from you in the earth will be recorded, for they have forsaken the fountain of living water, Yahweh.

Job 8:20-22

"Look, God will not reject [the] blameless, and he will not uphold the hand of evildoers. Yet he will fill your mouth [with] laughter and your lips [with] a shout of joy. [Those] who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked {will be no more}."

Isaiah 65:11-13

But you {who forsake} Yahweh, forgetting {my holy mountain}, who set a table for Fortune, and who {pour out} a jug of mixed wine for Destiny, and I will remit you to the sword, and all of you shall bow down to the slaughter, because I called, but you did not answer; I spoke, but you did not listen, but you did the evil in my eyes, and you chose that in which I do not delight." Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! My servants shall eat but you, you shall be hungry. Look! My servants shall drink but you, you shall be thirsty. Look! My servants shall rejoice but you, you shall be ashamed.

Shame » Shame of sin

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people, that they [were] running wild because Aaron had allowed them to run wild, for a laughingstock among {their enemies}.

Psalm 44:15

{All day long} my disgrace [is] before me, and the shame of my face covers me,

Ezra 9:6

and said, "My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face to you, my God. For our sins have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown up to the heavens.

Shame » Who shall not be ashamed

Isaiah 49:23

And kings shall be your {guardians}, and their queens your nurses. They shall bow down, {faces} [to the] ground, to you, and they will lick up the dust of your feet. Then you will know that I [am] Yahweh; those who await me shall not be ashamed.

Romans 10:9-11

that if you confess with your mouth "Jesus [is] Lord" and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth one confesses, resulting in salvation. For the scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame."

Joel 2:23-27

Be glad, children of Zion, be glad and rejoice in Yahweh your God, because he has given for you the autumn rains for [your] righteousness, and he has {poured down} for you rainwater, [the] autumn and spring rains, as before. The threshing floors will be full [with] grain, and the vats will overflow [with] new wine and olive oil. I will repay you the years that the locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter, my mighty troops that I sent against you. read more.
And you will eat abundantly and be satisfied, and praise the name of Yahweh your God, who has dealt with you {wondrously}. My people {will never be ashamed}. And you will know that I [am] in the midst of Israel, and I [am] Yahweh, your God, and there is no [other]. My people {will never be ashamed again}.

Psalm 31:17

O Yahweh, let me not be put to shame, for I call on you. Let the wicked be put to shame. Let them [go] silently to 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; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children. When they became many, their sin increased against me; they changed their glory into shame.

Habakkuk 2:6-16

Shall not all of these take up a taunt against him, with ridicule and riddles against him, saying, 'Woe to him who heaps up what is not his'? [For] how long? And, '[Woe to him] who makes himself heavy with pledges'? Will not your creditors suddenly rise up and awaken those who make you tremble? Then you shall be as plunder for them. Because you plundered many nations, all the remaining nations will plunder you on account of the blood of humanity and violence [against the] land, [and against] cities and all who live in them. read more.
Woe to [him who] obtains profit [from] evil gain for his house, to set his nest on high, to be saved from the hand of misfortune! You have plotted shame for your house, cutting off many peoples and sinning against your life. For the stone will cry out from the wall, and [the] plaster from [the] wood will answer it. Woe to [him who] builds a city by bloodguilt, and [who] founds a city by wickedness! Look! [Is it] not from Yahweh of hosts that people labor for mere fire, and nations exhaust themselves for mere vanity? For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of Yahweh, like the waters covering the sea. Woe to [him who] gives a drink to his neighbors, pouring out your wrath and also making [them] drunk in order to see their nakedness! You will be sated with shame rather than glory. Drink also yourself, and expose yourself! The cup of the right hand of Yahweh will come around upon you and disgrace upon your glory.

Shame » Those that are ashamed of jesus Christ

Mark 8:31-38

And he began to teach them that it was necessary [for] the Son of Man to suffer many [things] and to be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes, and to be killed, and after three days to rise. And he was speaking openly [about] the subject, and Peter took him aside [and] began to rebuke him. But turning around and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind me, Satan, because you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but the things of people!" read more.
And summoning the crowd together with his disciples, he said to them, "If anyone wants to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me and of the gospel will save it. For what does it benefit a person to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? For what can a person give in exchange for his life? For whoever is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels."

Luke 9:22-27

saying, "It is necessary [for] the Son of Man to suffer many [things] and to be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and to be killed, and to be raised on the third day. And he said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross every day and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me, this person will save it. read more.
For what is a person benefited [if he] gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself? For whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of this person when he comes in his glory and the [glory] of the Father and of the holy angels. But I tell you truly, there are some of those standing here who will never experience 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 necessary [for] the Son of Man to suffer many [things] and to be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes, and to be killed, and after three days to rise. And he was speaking openly [about] the subject, and Peter took him aside [and] began to rebuke him. But turning around and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind me, Satan, because you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but the things of people!" read more.
And summoning the crowd together with his disciples, he said to them, "If anyone wants to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me and of the gospel will save it. For what does it benefit a person to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? For what can a person give in exchange for his life? For whoever is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels."

Luke 9:22-27

saying, "It is necessary [for] the Son of Man to suffer many [things] and to be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and to be killed, and to be raised on the third day. And he said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross every day and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me, this person will save it. read more.
For what is a person benefited [if he] gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself? For whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of this person when he comes in his glory and the [glory] of the Father and of the holy angels. But I tell you truly, there are some of those standing here who will never experience death until they see the kingdom of God."

Shame » Those that cause shame

Proverbs 17:2

A slave who deals wisely will rule over a child who acts shamefully, and in the midst of brothers he will share his inheritance.

Proverbs 14:35

The favor of a king [is] for the servant who deals wisely, but his wrath will be [on] him who acts shamefully.

Shame » Whose glory is in their shame

Philippians 3:18-19

For many live, of whom I spoke about to you many times, but now speak about even weeping, [as] the enemies of the cross of Christ, whose end [is] destruction, whose God [is] the stomach, and [whose] glory [is] in their shame, the ones who think on earthly things.

Shame » Jesus ashamed of those who deny him

Luke 9:26

For whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of this person when he comes in his glory and the [glory] of the Father and of the holy angels.

Shame » Who covers shame

Shame » What is shame

Proverbs 18:13

He who returns a word before he will hear, folly itself [belongs] to him as well as shame.

Shame » Who knows no shame

Zephaniah 3:5

Yahweh [is] righteous in her midst; he does not do wickedness. {Morning by morning} he renders his judgment; at dawn he does not fail, but an evil one knows 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, that they [were] running wild because Aaron had allowed them to run wild, for a laughingstock among {their enemies}.

Shame » Of the cross

Shame » Of adam and eve

Shame » The unjust

Zephaniah 3:5

Yahweh [is] righteous in her midst; he does not do wickedness. {Morning by morning} he renders his judgment; at dawn he does not fail, but an evil one knows no shame.

Sin » Leads to » Shame

Romans 6:21

Therefore what sort of fruit did you have then, about which you are now ashamed? For the end of those [things] [is] death.

Sins » Penalty » Shame

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people, that they [were] running wild because Aaron had allowed them to run wild, for a laughingstock among {their enemies}.

Psalm 44:15

{All day long} my disgrace [is] before me, and the shame of my face covers me,

Ezra 9:6

and said, "My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face to you, my God. For our sins have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown up to the heavens.

Topics on Shame

Eliminating Shame

9;17;26

Now David had spoken to the men [who were] standing with him, saying, "What will be done for the man who defeats this Philistine and removes [the] disgrace from Israel? For who [is] this uncircumcised Philistine that he defies the battle lines of the living God?"

Enjoying Shame

28;4;18

When their drinking has ended, they surely indulge in sexual orgies. They love lewdness more than their glory.

Naked In Shame

1;3;7

Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they [were] naked. And they sewed together fig leaves and they made for themselves coverings.

Not Put To Shame

23;54;4

You must not fear, for you will not be ashamed, and you must not be confounded, for you will not feel abashed, for you will forget the shame of your youth, and you will no longer remember the disgrace of your widowhood.

Shame Has Come

19;44;15

{All day long} my disgrace [is] before me, and the shame of my face covers me,

Shame Of Bad Conduct

26;16;27

And look! I stretched out my hand against you, and I reduced your portion, and I gave you into the desire of your haters, the daughters of the Philistines, who were ashamed because of your lewd {conduct}.

Shame Of Idolatry

19;97;7

Let all who serve an image be ashamed, those who boast about idols. Worship him, all you gods.

Shame Will Come

10;13;13

As for me, where should I take my disgrace? You will be as one of the fools in Israel. So please, speak to the king, for he will not withhold me from you."