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Pride / Humility

   Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto 
    the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off. 

                                            Psa 138:6   

   He forgetteth not the cry of the humble. 

                                      Psa 9:1  

   The meek will he guide in judgment: 
    and the meek will he teach his way.

                                   Psa 25:9   

   But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall 
    delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

                                           Psa 37:11   

   Surely he scorneth the scorners: 
    but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

                                Prov 3:34   

   The wise in heart will receive commandments: 
    but a prating fool shall fall.
                                      Prov 10:8   

   The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: 
    but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise. 

                                            Prov 12:15   

   The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; 
    Pride and arrogance and the evil way 
    And the perverse mouth I hate.

                              Prov 8:13

   When pride comes, then comes shame; 
    But with the humble is wisdom.

                             Prov 11:2

   By pride comes nothing but strife, 
    But with the well-advised is wisdom.

                                  Prov 13:10

   In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, 
    But the lips of the wise will preserve them.

                                         Prov 14:3

   The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, 
    And before honor is humility.

                                      Prov 15:33

   The LORD will destroy the house of the proud, 
    But He will establish the boundary of the widow.

                                           Prov 15:25

   Everyone proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; 
    Though they join forces, none will go unpunished.

                                                Prov 16:5

   Better to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, 
    Than to divide the spoil with the proud.

                                          Prov 16:19

   Pride goes before destruction, 
    And a haughty spirit before a fall.

                                  Prov 16:18

   Before destruction the heart of a man is haughty, 
    And before honor is humility.

                                          Prov 18:12

   By humility and the fear of the LORD 
    Are riches and honor and life.

                                    Prov 22:4

   A man's pride will bring him low, 
    But the humble in spirit will retain honor.

                                       Prov 29:23

   A haughty look, a proud heart, 
    And the plowing of the wicked are sin.

                                        Prov 21:4

   Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? 
    there is more hope of a fool than of him.

                                           Prov 26:12

   Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; 
    a stranger, and not thine own lips.

                                              Prov 27:2   

   He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife, 
    But he who trusts in the LORD will be prospered.

                                            Prov 28:25

   A man's pride will bring him low, 
    But the humble in spirit will retain honor.

                                       Prov 29:23

   The end of a thing is better than its beginning; 
    The patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

                                                      Eccl 7:8


   And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that 
   shall humble himself shall be exalted.

                                                       Mat 23:12

   Isa 57:15   For thus saith the high and lofty One that 
   inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high 
   and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble 
   spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the 
   heart of the contrite ones. 

   Isa 66:2   For all those things hath mine hand made, and all 
   those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I 
   look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and 
   trembleth at my word. 

   Mat 5:3   Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the 
   kingdom of heaven. 

   Mat 11:29   Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am 
   meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your 

   Mat 18:2-4   And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set 
   him in the midst of them, {3} And said, Verily I say unto you, 
   Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall 
   not enter into the kingdom of heaven. {4} Whosoever therefore 
   shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest 
   in the kingdom of heaven. 

   Mat 20:26-27   But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever 
   will be great among you, let him be your minister; {27} And 
   whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: 

   Luke 14:8-10   When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, 
   sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man 
   than thou be bidden of him; {9} And he that bade thee and him 
   come and say to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin with 
   shame to take the lowest room. {10} But when thou art bidden, 
   go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee 
   cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt 
   thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with 

   John 13:14-16   If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed 
   your feet; ye also ought to wash one another's feet. {15} For I 
   have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to 
   you. {16} Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not 
   greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he 
   that sent him.

   Eph 4:1-2   I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you 
   that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 
   with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing 
   one another in love.      

   Phil 2:3-11   Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; 
   but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than 
   themselves. {4} Look not every man on his own things, but every 
   man also on the things of others. {5} Let this mind be in you, 
   which was also in Christ Jesus: {6} Who, being in the form of 
   God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: {7} But made 
   himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a 
   servant, and was made in the likeness of men: {8} And being 
   found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became 
   obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. {9} Wherefore 
   God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is 
   above every name: {10} That at the name of Jesus every knee 
   should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and 
   things under the earth; {11} And that every tongue should 
   confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the 

   Col 3:12   Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and 
   beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, 
   meekness, longsuffering; 

   James 4:6   But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God 
   resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. 

   2 Tim 3:1  This know also, that in the last days perilous times 
   shall come.  {2} For men shall be lovers of their own selves, 
   covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, 
   unthankful, unholy, {3} Without natural affection, 
   trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers 
   of those that are good, {4} Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers 
   of pleasures more than lovers of God; 

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