25 Bible Verses About Pride (NIV)

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

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Proverbs 11:2

2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

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Proverbs 16:18

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

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Proverbs 29:23

23 A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.

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Proverbs 8:13

13 To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.

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James 4:6

6 But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."

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Proverbs 16:5

5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.

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Psalm 10:4

4 In his pride the wicked does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.

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Proverbs 18:12

12 Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.

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1 John 2:16

16 For everything in the world--the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does--comes not from the Father but from the world.

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Proverbs 13:10

10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

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Romans 12:16

16 Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.

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Galatians 6:3

3 If anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

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Philippians 2:3

3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.

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Proverbs 27:2

2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.

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Proverbs 26:12

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

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Proverbs 21:4

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

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Galatians 6:4

4 Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else,

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Jeremiah 9:23

23 This is what the LORD says: "Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches,

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Psalm 59:12

12 For the sins of their mouths, for the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride. For the curses and lies they utter,

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James 4:10

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

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1 Peter 5:5

5 Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."

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Obadiah 3

3 The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rocks and make your home on the heights, you who say to yourself, 'Who can bring me down to the ground?'

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Psalm 138:6

6 Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar.

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Proverbs 21:24

24 The proud and arrogant man-"Mocker" is his name; he behaves with overweening pride.

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Proverbs 16:19

19 Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.

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