Here are 96 Bible verses about arrogance from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
1 Samuel 2:3 KJV
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
Romans 12:3 KJV
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
Proverbs 8:13 KJV
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Isaiah 13:11 KJV
And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.
Luke 18:9-14 KJV
And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. 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. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Proverbs 27:2 KJV
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Proverbs 16:18 KJV
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
1 Timothy 5:8 KJV
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Philippians 2:3 KJV
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Proverbs 12:15 KJV
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
Proverbs 16:5 KJV
Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 15:1 KJV
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Psalms 94:4 KJV
How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?
Romans 14:1 KJV
Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.
Galatians 6:7-8 KJV
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Proverbs 29:9 KJV
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
Romans 12:16 KJV
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Proverbs 26:12 KJV
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Psalms 17:10 KJV
They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.
Proverbs 21:24 KJV
Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.
Proverbs 18:2 KJV
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Hebrews 13:5 KJV
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Malachi 3:15 KJV
And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.
1 John 4:1 KJV
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
Proverbs 11:2 KJV
When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
James 1:19 KJV
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
Proverbs 18:12 KJV
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
Galatians 5:19-21 KJV
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Proverbs 29:23 KJV
A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Ecclesiastes 5:3 KJV
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool’s voice is known by multitude of words.
Proverbs 25:26 KJV
A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.
1 Timothy 6:4-5 KJV
He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
Daniel 5:20 KJV
But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
Psalms 10:4 KJV
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.
Proverbs 12:17 KJV
He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV
These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Titus 1:6-9 KJV
If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly. For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
1 Peter 5:5 KJV
Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
Obadiah 1:3 KJV
The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?
Psalms 140:5 KJV
The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.
James 4:6 KJV
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
Revelation 18:7 KJV
How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
2 Corinthians 12:20 KJV
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
Luke 14:11 KJV
For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Proverbs 29:1 KJV
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Psalms 119:21 KJV
Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
Matthew 9:10-13 KJV
And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples. And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners? But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Psalms 138:6 KJV
Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
Romans 13:4 KJV
For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
John 14:26 KJV
But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
Isaiah 2:11 KJV
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
James 4:16 KJV
But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.
Proverbs 18:13 KJV
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
Psalms 59:12 KJV
For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.
Job 15:3 KJV
Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches wherewith he can do no good?
Ephesians 5:6 KJV
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Galatians 6:4 KJV
But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
1 Corinthians 14:26 KJV
How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.
Proverbs 13:10 KJV
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Proverbs 3:34 KJV
Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
2 Peter 2:10 KJV
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
Acts 17:10-11 KJV
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Isaiah 2:12 KJV
For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:
Proverbs 16:19 KJV
Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Isaiah 23:9 KJV
The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Proverbs 21:4 KJV
An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
James 3:16-17 KJV
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Philippians 4:5 KJV
Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.
Exodus 18:11 KJV
Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them.
1 Samuel 15:23 KJV
For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.
Deuteronomy 1:16-17 KJV
And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God’s: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Luke 10:27 KJV
And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
2 Chronicles 26:16 KJV
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
Ezekiel 16:49 KJV
Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Job 35:12 KJV
There they cry, but none giveth answer, because of the pride of evil men.
Isaiah 2:17 KJV
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Isaiah 16:6 KJV
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.
1 Corinthians 13:4 KJV
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
Psalms 75:4 KJV
I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:
1 Timothy 3:6 KJV
Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
Hosea 5:5 KJV
And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity; Judah also shall fall with them.
Proverbs 30:13 KJV
There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
Isaiah 5:15 KJV
And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:
Psalms 31:18 KJV
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Jeremiah 48:29 KJV
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.
Psalms 10:2 KJV
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Proverbs 14:3 KJV
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
Job 41:34 KJV
He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over all the children of pride.
Jeremiah 50:32 KJV
And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
1 Corinthians 4:18 KJV
Now some are puffed up, as though I would not come to you.
Ecclesiastes 7:8 KJV
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Jeremiah 13:9 KJV
Thus saith the LORD, After this manner will I mar the pride of Judah, and the great pride of Jerusalem.
Psalms 36:11 KJV
Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.
Psalms 75:5 KJV
Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.
Hosea 7:10 KJV
And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.
Romans 1:30 KJV
Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,