25 Bible Verses About Pride (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Pride (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Proverbs 11:2

  When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with the humble is wisdom.

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Proverbs 16:18

18   Pride goes before destruction,
    and a haughty spirit before a fall.

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Proverbs 29:23

23   One’s pride will bring him low,
    but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

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Proverbs 8:13

13   The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil.
  Pride and arrogance and the way of evil
    and perverted speech I hate.

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James 4:6

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

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Proverbs 16:5

  Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the LORD;
    be assured, he will not go unpunished.

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Psalm 10:4

  In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him;
    all his thoughts are, “There is no God.”

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Proverbs 18:12

12   Before destruction a man’s heart is haughty,
    but humility comes before honor.

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1 John 2:16

16 For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.

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Proverbs 13:10

10   By insolence comes nothing but strife,
    but with those who take advice is wisdom.

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Romans 12:16

16 Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

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Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

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Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

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Proverbs 27:2

  Let another praise you, and not your own mouth;
    a stranger, and not your own lips.

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Proverbs 26:12

12   Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes?
    There is more hope for a fool than for him.

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Proverbs 21:4

  Haughty eyes and a proud heart,
    the lamp of the wicked, are sin.

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Galatians 6:4

But let each one test his own work, and then his reason to boast will be in himself alone and not in his neighbor.

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Jeremiah 9:23

23 Thus says the LORD: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches,

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Psalm 59:12

12   For the sin of their mouths, the words of their lips,
    let them be trapped in their pride.
  For the cursing and lies that they utter,

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James 4:10

10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

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1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

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Obadiah 3

  The pride of your heart has deceived you,
    you who live in the clefts of the rock,
    in your lofty dwelling,
  who say in your heart,
    “Who will bring me down to the ground?”

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Psalm 138:6

  For though the LORD is high, he regards the lowly,
    but the haughty he knows from afar.

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Proverbs 21:24

24   “Scoffer” is the name of the arrogant, haughty man
    who acts with arrogant pride.

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Proverbs 16:19

19   It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor
    than to divide the spoil with the proud.

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