'Pride' in the Bible
I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,
Who is it you mocked and blasphemed?Against whom have you raised your voiceand lifted your eyes in pride?Against the Holy One of Israel!
Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart—he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem—so the Lord’s wrath didn’t come on them during Hezekiah’s lifetime.
in order to turn a person from his actionsand suppress his pride.
There they cry out, but He does not answer,because of the pride of evil men.
Some take pride in chariots, and others in horses,but we take pride in the name of Yahweh our God.
Let lying lips be quieted;they speak arrogantly against the righteouswith pride and contempt.
He chooses for us our inheritance—the pride of Jacob, whom He loves.Selah
For the sin of their mouths and the words of their lips,let them be caught in their pride.They utter curses and lies.
Therefore, pride is their necklace,and violence covers them like a garment.
To fear the Lord is to hate evil.I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct,and perverse speech.
When pride comes, disgrace follows,but with humility comes wisdom.
Pride comes before destruction,and an arrogant spirit before a fall.
Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly,and the pride of sons is their fathers.
The proud and arrogant person, named “Mocker,”acts with excessive pride.
A person’s pride will humble him,but a humble spirit will gain honor.
Human pride will be humbled,and the loftiness of men will be brought low;the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.
So human pride will be brought low,and the loftiness of men will be humbled;the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.
On that day the Branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of Israel’s survivors.
All the people—Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria—will know it.They will say with pride and arrogance:
I will bring disaster on the world,and their own iniquity, on the wicked.I will put an end to the pride of the arrogantand humiliate the insolence of tyrants.
And Babylon, the jewel of the kingdoms,the glory of the pride of the Chaldeans,will be like Sodom and Gomorrahwhen God overthrew them.
We have heard of Moab’s pride—how very proud he is—his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance,and his empty boasting.
He will spread out his arms in the middle of it,as a swimmer spreads out his arms to swim.His pride will be brought low,along with the trickery of his hands.
Who is it you have mocked and blasphemed?Who have you raised your voice againstand lifted your eyes in pride?Against the Holy One of Israel!
Instead of your being deserted and hated,with no one passing through,I will make you an object of eternal pride,a joy from age to age.
then you can swear, “As the Lord lives,”in truth, in justice, and in righteousness,then the nations will be blessed by Himand will pride themselves in Him.
“This is what the Lord says: Just like this I will ruin the great pride of both Judah and Jerusalem.
But if you will not listen,my innermost being will weep in secretbecause of your pride.My eyes will overflow with tears,for the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.
Look up and seethose coming from the north.Where is the flock entrusted to you,the sheep that were your pride?
We have heard of Moab’s pride,great pride, indeed—his insolence, arrogance, pride,and haughty heart.
So I will bring the most evil of nationsto take possession of their houses.I will put an end to the pride of the strong,and their sacred places will be profaned.
Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, plenty of food, and comfortable security, but didn’t support the poor and needy.
‘Say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: I am about to desecrate My sanctuary, the pride of your power, the delight of your eyes, and the desire of your heart. Also, the sons and daughters you left behind will fall by the sword.
“‘Son of man, know that on the day I take their stronghold from them, their pride and joy, the delight of their eyes and the longing of their hearts, as well as their sons and daughters,
therefore I am about to expose Moab’s flank beginning with its frontier cities, the pride of the land: Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim.
I will make your hordes fallby the swords of warriors,all of them ruthless men from the nations.They will ravage Egypt’s pride,and all its hordes will be destroyed.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of heaven, because all His works are true and His ways are just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.
The Lord God has sworn by Himself—this is the declaration of Yahweh, the God of Hosts:I loathe Jacob’s prideand hate his citadels,so I will hand over the city and everything in it.
The Lord has sworn by the Pride of Jacob:I will never forget all their deeds.
This is what they get for their pride,because they have taunted and acted arrogantlyagainst the people of the Lord of Hosts.
A mongrel people will live in Ashdod,and I will destroy the pride of the Philistines.
Yahweh will pass through the sea of distressand strike the waves of the sea;all the depths of the Nile will dry up.The pride of Assyria will be brought down,and the scepter of Egypt will come to an end.
adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
Now, brothers, I have applied these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the saying: “Nothing beyond what is written.” The purpose is that none of you will be inflated with pride in favor of one person over another.
Now some are inflated with pride, as though I were not coming to you.
But I will come to you soon, if the Lord wills, and I will know not the talk but the power of those who are inflated with pride.
And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.
About food offered to idols: We know that “we all have knowledge.” Knowledge inflates with pride, but love builds up.
I affirm by the pride in you that I have in Christ Jesus our Lord: I die every day!
as you have partially understood us—that we are your reason for pride, as you are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.
We are not commending ourselves to you again, but giving you an opportunity to be proud of us, so that you may have a reply for those who take pride in the outward appearance rather than in the heart.
I have great confidence in you; I have great pride in you. I am filled with encouragement; I am overcome with joy in all our afflictions.
For everything that belongs to the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride in one’s lifestyle—is not from the Father, but is from the world.
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