Verses About Pride

Proverbs 16:18

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

Isaiah 5:21

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight.

Proverbs 26:12

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

Job 40:12

Look at every proud man and humble him, crush the wicked where they stand.

Psalm 119:21

You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands.

Proverbs 28:25-26

A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is kept safe.

Proverbs 8:13

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

Luke 16:15

He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of men, but God knows your hearts. What is highly valued among men is detestable in God’s sight.”

Proverbs 27:2

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

2 Corinthians 10:17-18

But, “Let him who boasts boast in the Lord.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.

John 5:44

How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?

Mark 9:35

Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all.”