bible verses about Pride

Discover Bible Verses on Pride - A Comprehensive Guide

In this comprehensive guide, you will find a wide variety of Bible verses that delve into the topic of pride. From the book of Proverbs and beyond, the Holy scriptures offer timeless wisdom that speaks to the dangers of vanity and self-righteousness. Whether you are seeking to deepen your understanding of the sins associated with pride or you are looking for ways to overcome this common affliction, this guide offers a wealth of Christian teachings that can inspire and enlighten your journey towards a more humble and compassionate life.

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Pride in the Bible

68 Bible Scriptures about Pride

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Genesis, Chapter: 11, Verse: 4

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And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

Genesis, Chapter: 11, Verse: 6

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And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that break away every man from his master.

1 Samuel, Chapter: 25, Verse: 10

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Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king: and he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

1 Kings, Chapter: 1, Verse: 5

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Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle to thine hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 25, Verse: 19

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But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done unto him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 32, Verse: 25

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And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther, Chapter: 5, Verse: 11

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If indeed ye will magnify yourselves against me, and plead against me my reproach:

Job, Chapter: 19, Verse: 5

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That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.

Job, Chapter: 33, Verse: 17

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His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal.

Job, Chapter: 41, Verse: 15

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He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.

Psalm, Chapter: 10, Verse: 6

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The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

Psalm, Chapter: 12, Verse: 3

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Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Psalm, Chapter: 12, Verse: 4

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They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.

Psalm, Chapter: 17, Verse: 10

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And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.

Psalm, Chapter: 30, Verse: 6

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Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.

Psalm, Chapter: 36, Verse: 11

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Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

Psalm, Chapter: 49, Verse: 11

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Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.

Psalm, Chapter: 73, Verse: 6

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Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 21

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

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 78

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Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Psalm, Chapter: 123, Verse: 4

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It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

Proverbs, Chapter: 25, Verse: 27

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The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

Proverbs, Chapter: 26, Verse: 16

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As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.

Proverbs, Chapter: 27, Verse: 21

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There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.

Proverbs, Chapter: 30, Verse: 13

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And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.

Isaiah, Chapter: 3, Verse: 5

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Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:

Isaiah, Chapter: 3, Verse: 16

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For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:

Isaiah, Chapter: 10, Verse: 13

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I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.

Isaiah, Chapter: 14, Verse: 14

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We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 6

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And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim: and he shall bring down their pride together with the spoils of their hands.

Isaiah, Chapter: 25, Verse: 11

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Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Isaiah, Chapter: 47, Verse: 8

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For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me.

Isaiah, Chapter: 47, Verse: 10

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But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the LORD'S flock is carried away captive.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 17

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Then spake Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying unto Jeremiah, Thou speakest falsely: the LORD our God hath not sent thee to say, Go not into Egypt to sojourn there:

Jeremiah, Chapter: 43, Verse: 2

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How say ye, We are mighty and strong men for the war?

Jeremiah, Chapter: 48, Verse: 14

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We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 48, Verse: 29

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And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord GOD; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 27, Verse: 3

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Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:

Ezekiel, Chapter: 28, Verse: 2

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Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God;

Ezekiel, Chapter: 28, Verse: 6

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Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 28, Verse: 17

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Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;

Ezekiel, Chapter: 31, Verse: 10

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I Nebuchadnezzar was at rest in mine house, and flourishing in my palace:

Daniel, Chapter: 4, Verse: 4

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The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty?

Daniel, Chapter: 4, Verse: 30

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And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.

Hosea, Chapter: 12, Verse: 8

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Ye which rejoice in a thing of nought, which say, Have we not taken to us horns by our own strength?

Amos, Chapter: 6, Verse: 13

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This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of hosts.

Zephaniah, Chapter: 2, Verse: 10

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There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled.

Zechariah, Chapter: 11, Verse: 3

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But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,

Matthew, Chapter: 23, Verse: 5

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And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,

Matthew, Chapter: 23, Verse: 6

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Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.

Matthew, Chapter: 26, Verse: 33

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Peter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.

Matthew, Chapter: 26, Verse: 35

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He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

Luke, Chapter: 1, Verse: 51

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Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

Luke, Chapter: 11, Verse: 43

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And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:

Luke, Chapter: 18, Verse: 9

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The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.

Luke, Chapter: 18, Verse: 11

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Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;

Luke, Chapter: 20, Verse: 46

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For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

John, Chapter: 12, Verse: 43

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Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

Romans, Chapter: 11, Verse: 18

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Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 8

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Now some are puffed up, as though I would not come to you.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 18

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Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 10, Verse: 12

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For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 10, Verse: 12

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Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 11, Verse: 18

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For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 11, Verse: 19

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For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Galatians, Chapter: 6, Verse: 3

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Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

2 Timothy, Chapter: 3, Verse: 4

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These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.

Jude, Chapter: 1, Verse: 16

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