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Theasaurus: Shame

40 Bible Verses about Shame

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1 Samuel 2:22

And Eli is very old, and hath heard all that his sons do to all Israel, and how that they lie with the women who are assembling at the opening of the tent of meeting,

Psalm 26:3

For Thy kindness is before mine eyes, And I have walked habitually in Thy truth.

Psalm 119:78

Ashamed are the proud, For with falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.

Isaiah 26:11

O Jehovah, high is Thy hand -- they see not, They see the zeal of the people, and are ashamed, Also, the fire -- Thine adversaries, consumeth them.

Isaiah 44:11

Lo, all his companions are ashamed, As to artisans -- they are of men, All of them gather together, they stand up, They fear, they are ashamed together.

Isaiah 45:16

They have been ashamed, And they have even blushed -- all of them, Together gone in confusion have those carving images.

Isaiah 45:24

Only in Jehovah, said hath one, Have I righteousness and strength, Unto Him he cometh in, And ashamed are all those displeased with Him.

Jeremiah 17:13

The hope of Israel is Jehovah, All forsaking Thee are ashamed, And 'My apostates' in the earth are written, For they have forsaken Jehovah, A fountain of living waters.

Ezekiel 16:61

And thou hast remembered thy ways, And thou hast been ashamed, In thy receiving thy sisters -- Thine elder with thy younger, And I have given them to thee for daughters, And not by thy covenant.

Ezekiel 43:10

Thou, son of man, Shew the house of Israel the house, And they are ashamed of their iniquities, And they have measured the measurement.

Hosea 4:19

Distressed her hath wind with its wings, And they are ashamed of their sacrifices!

Hosea 10:6

Also it to Asshur is carried, a present to a warlike king, Shame doth Ephraim receive, And ashamed is Israel of its own counsel.

Exodus 32:25

And Moses seeth the people that it is unbridled, for Aaron hath made it unbridled for contempt among its withstanders,

Ezra 9:6

and say, 'O my God, I have been ashamed, and have blushed to lift up, O my God, my face unto Thee, for our iniquities have increased over the head, and our guilt hath become great unto the heavens.

Job 8:22

Those hating thee do put on shame, And the tent of the wicked is not!

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 have put on you reproach age-during, And shame age-during that is not forgotten!

Ezekiel 32:30

There are princes of the north, All of them, and every Zidonian, Who have gone down with the pierced in their terror, Of their might they are ashamed, And they lie uncircumcised with the pierced of the sword, And they bear their shame with those going down to the pit.

Hosea 4:18

Sour is their drink, They have gone diligently a-whoring, Her protectors have loved shame thoroughly.

Psalm 69:19

Thou -- Thou hast known my reproach, And my shame, and my blushing, Before Thee are all mine adversaries.

1 Corinthians 6:5

unto your shame I speak: so there is not among you one wise man, not even one, who shall be able to discern in the midst of his brethren!

2 Corinthians 7:9-11

I now do rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye were made sorry to reformation, for ye were made sorry toward God, that in nothing ye might receive damage from us; for the sorrow toward God reformation to salvation not to be repented of doth work, and the sorrow of the world doth work death, for, lo, this same thing -- your being made sorry toward God -- how much diligence it doth work in you! but defence, but displeasure, but fear, but longing desire, but zeal, but revenge; in every thing ye did approve yourselves to be pure in the matter.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

and if any one do not obey our word through the letter, this one note ye, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed,

From Thematic Bible


Pride » Is followed by » Shame

Shame » Who shall be ashamed

Jeremiah 17:13

The hope of Israel is Jehovah, All forsaking Thee are ashamed, And 'My apostates' in the earth are written, For they have forsaken Jehovah, A fountain of living waters.

Job 8:20-22

Lo, God doth not reject the perfect, Nor taketh hold on the hand of evil doers. While he filleth with laughter thy mouth, And thy lips with shouting, Those hating thee do put on shame, And the tent of the wicked is not!

Isaiah 65:11-13

And ye are those forsaking Jehovah, Who are forgetting My holy mountain, Who are setting in array for Gad a table, And who are filling for Meni a mixture. And I have numbered you for the sword, And all of you for slaughter bow down, Because I called, and ye have not answered, I have spoken, and ye have not hearkened, And ye do the evil thing in Mine eyes, And on that which I desired not -- fixed. Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, My servants do eat, and ye do hunger, Lo, My servants do drink, and ye do thirst, Lo, My servants rejoice, and ye are ashamed,

Shame » Shame of sin

Exodus 32:25

And Moses seeth the people that it is unbridled, for Aaron hath made it unbridled for contempt among its withstanders,

Psalm 44:15

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

Ezra 9:6

and say, 'O my God, I have been ashamed, and have blushed to lift up, O my God, my face unto Thee, for our iniquities have increased over the head, and our guilt hath become great unto the heavens.

Shame » Who shall not be ashamed

Isaiah 49:23

And kings have been thy nursing fathers, And their princesses thy nursing mothers; Face to the earth -- they bow down to thee, And the dust of thy feet they lick up, And thou hast known that I am Jehovah, That those expecting Me are not ashamed.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: 'Lo, I am laying a foundation in Zion, A stone -- a tried stone, a corner stone precious, a settled foundation, He who is believing doth not make haste.

Romans 10:9-11

that if thou mayest confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and mayest believe in thy heart that God did raise him out of the dead, thou shalt be saved, for with the heart doth one believe to righteousness, and with the mouth is confession made to salvation; for the Writing saith, 'Every one who is believing on him shall not be ashamed,'

Joel 2:23-27

And ye sons of Zion, joy and rejoice, In Jehovah your God, For He hath given to you the Teacher for righteousness, And causeth to come down to you a shower, Sprinkling and gathered -- in the beginning. And full have been the floors with pure corn, And overflown have the presses with new wine and oil. And I have recompensed to you the years That consume did the locust, the cankerworm, And the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, My great force that I did send against you. read more.
And ye have eaten, eating and being satisfied, And have praised the name of Jehovah your God, Who hath dealt with you wonderfully, And not ashamed are My people to the age. And ye have known that in the midst of Israel am I, And I am Jehovah your God, and there is none else, And not ashamed are My people to the age.

Psalm 31:17

O Jehovah, let me not be ashamed, For I have called Thee, let the wicked be ashamed, Let them become silent to Sheol.

Shame » General references to

Shame » Who causes shame

Shame » Whose glory becomes shame

Hosea 4:6-7

Cut off have been My people for lack of knowledge, Because thou knowledge hast rejected, I reject thee from being priest to Me, And thou forgettest the law of thy God, I forget thy sons, I also! According to their abundance so they sinned against Me, Their honour into shame I change.

Habakkuk 2:6-16

Do not these -- all of them -- against him a simile taken up, And a moral of acute sayings for him, And say, Woe to him who is multiplying what is not his? Till when also is he multiplying to himself heavy pledges? Do not thy usurers instantly rise up, And those shaking thee awake up, And thou hast been for a spoil to them? Because thou hast spoiled many nations, Spoil thee do all the remnant of the peoples, Because of man's blood, and of violence to the land, To the city, and to all dwelling in it. read more.
Woe to him who is gaining evil gain for his house, To set on high his nest, To be delivered from the hand of evil, Thou hast counselled a shameful thing to thy house, To cut off many peoples, and sinful is thy soul. For a stone from the wall doth cry out, And a holdfast from the wood answereth it. Woe to him who is building a city by blood, And establishing a city by iniquity. Lo, is it not from Jehovah of Hosts And peoples are fatigued for fire, And nations for vanity are weary? For full is the earth of the knowledge of the honour of Jehovah, As waters cover the bottom of a sea. Woe to him who is giving drink to his neighbour, Pouring out thy bottle, and also making drunk, In order to look on their nakedness. Thou hast been filled -- shame without honour, Drink thou also, and be uncircumcised, Turn round unto thee doth the cup of the right hand of Jehovah, And shameful spewing is on thine honour.

Shame » Those that are ashamed of jesus Christ

Mark 8:31-38

and began to teach them, that it behoveth 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 after three days to rise again; and openly he was speaking the word. And Peter having taken him aside, began to rebuke him, and he, having turned, and having looked on his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, 'Get behind me, Adversary, because thou dost not mind the things of God, but the things of men.' read more.
And having called near the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, 'Whoever doth will to come after me -- let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me; for whoever may will to save his life shall lose it; and whoever may lose his life for my sake and for the good news' sake, he shall save it; for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? Or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life? for whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also shall be ashamed of him, when he may come in the glory of his Father, with the holy messengers.'

Luke 9:22-27

saying -- 'It behoveth 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 the third day to be raised.' And he said unto all, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me; for whoever may will to save his life, shall lose it, and whoever may lose his life for my sake, he shall save it; read more.
for what is a man profited, having gained the whole world, and having lost or having forfeited himself? 'For whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, of this one shall the Son of Man be ashamed, when he may come in his glory, and the Father's, and the holy messengers'; and I say to you, truly, there are certain of those here standing, who shall not taste of death till they may see the reign of God.'

Shame » Who jesus Christ will be ashamed of

Mark 8:31-38

and began to teach them, that it behoveth 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 after three days to rise again; and openly he was speaking the word. And Peter having taken him aside, began to rebuke him, and he, having turned, and having looked on his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, 'Get behind me, Adversary, because thou dost not mind the things of God, but the things of men.' read more.
And having called near the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, 'Whoever doth will to come after me -- let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me; for whoever may will to save his life shall lose it; and whoever may lose his life for my sake and for the good news' sake, he shall save it; for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? Or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life? for whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also shall be ashamed of him, when he may come in the glory of his Father, with the holy messengers.'

Luke 9:22-27

saying -- 'It behoveth 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 the third day to be raised.' And he said unto all, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me; for whoever may will to save his life, shall lose it, and whoever may lose his life for my sake, he shall save it; read more.
for what is a man profited, having gained the whole world, and having lost or having forfeited himself? 'For whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, of this one shall the Son of Man be ashamed, when he may come in his glory, and the Father's, and the holy messengers'; and I say to you, truly, there are certain of those here standing, who shall not taste of death till they may see the reign of God.'

Shame » Those that cause shame

Proverbs 17:2

A wise servant ruleth over a son causing shame, And in the midst of brethren He apportioneth an inheritance.

Proverbs 14:35

The favour of a king is to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!

Shame » Whose glory is in their shame

Philippians 3:18-19

for many walk of whom many times I told you -- and now also weeping tell -- the enemies of the cross of the Christ! whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who the things on earth are minding.

Shame » Jesus ashamed of those who deny him

Luke 9:26

'For whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, of this one shall the Son of Man be ashamed, when he may come in his glory, and the Father's, and the holy messengers';

Shame » Who covers shame

Shame » What is shame

Shame » Who knows no shame

Zephaniah 3:5

Jehovah is righteous in her midst, He doth not do perverseness, Morning by morning His judgment he giveth to the light, It hath not been lacking, And the perverse doth not know shame.

Shame » What brings shame

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

Exodus 32:25

And Moses seeth the people that it is unbridled, for Aaron hath made it unbridled for contempt among its withstanders,

Shame » Of the cross

Shame » Of adam and eve

Shame » The unjust

Zephaniah 3:5

Jehovah is righteous in her midst, He doth not do perverseness, Morning by morning His judgment he giveth to the light, It hath not been lacking, And the perverse doth not know shame.

Sin » Leads to » Shame

Romans 6:21

what fruit, therefore, were ye having then, in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of those is death.

Sins » Penalty » Shame

Exodus 32:25

And Moses seeth the people that it is unbridled, for Aaron hath made it unbridled for contempt among its withstanders,

Psalm 44:15

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

Ezra 9:6

and say, 'O my God, I have been ashamed, and have blushed to lift up, O my God, my face unto Thee, for our iniquities have increased over the head, and our guilt hath become great unto the heavens.

Topics on Shame

Eliminating Shame

1 Samuel 17:26

And David speaketh unto the men who are standing by him, saying, 'What is done to the man who smiteth this Philistine, and hath turned aside reproach from Israel? for who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he hath reproached the ranks of the living God?'

Enjoying Shame

Hosea 4:18

Sour is their drink, They have gone diligently a-whoring, Her protectors have loved shame thoroughly.

Not Put To Shame

Isaiah 54:4

And desolate cities they cause to be inhabited. Fear not, for thou art not ashamed, Nor blush, for thou art not confounded, For the shame of thy youth thou forgettest, And the reproach of thy widowhood Thou dost not remember any more.

Shame Has Come

Psalm 44:15

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

Shame Of Bad Conduct

Ezekiel 16:27

And lo, I have stretched out My hand against thee, And I diminish thy portion, And give thee to the desire of those hating thee, The daughters of the Philistines, Who are ashamed of thy wicked way.

Shame Of Idolatry

Psalm 97:7

Ashamed are all servants of a graven image, Those boasting themselves in idols, Bow yourselves to him, all ye gods.

Shame Will Come

2 Samuel 13:13

And I -- whither do I cause my reproach to go? and thou -- thou art as one of the fools in Israel; and now, speak, I pray thee, unto the king; for he doth not withhold me from thee.'