80 Bible Verses about Pride

Here are the 80 Bible Verses about Pride from the Old and New Testaments of The Holy Bible (King James Version) sorted from most to least relevant.

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10 Best Bible Verses about Pride

Proverbs 11:2 KJV

When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.

Proverbs 16:18 KJV

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 29:23 KJV

A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

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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.

James 4:6 KJV

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

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.

Psalm 10:3-4 KJV

For the wicked boasteth of his heart’s desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth. The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Proverbs 18:12 KJV

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.

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1 John 2:15-17 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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.

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Galatians 6:3 KJV

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

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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 27:2 KJV

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Proverbs 26:12 KJV

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 21:4 KJV

An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.

Psalm 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.

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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.

Jeremiah 9:23 KJV

Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches.

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?

James 4:10 KJV

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

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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.

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.

Psalm 138:6 KJV

Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

Proverbs 16:19 KJV

Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

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Proverbs 21:24 KJV

Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.

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.

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.

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.

Leviticus 26:19 KJV

And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass.

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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.

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 28:17 KJV

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.

Psalm 73:6 KJV

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

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Revelation 3:17 KJV

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.

Proverbs 3:34 KJV

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

2 Corinthians 10:17-18 KJV

But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.

2 Corinthians 5:12 KJV

For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.

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.

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Jeremiah 49:16 KJV

Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill: though thou shouldest make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord.

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.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26 KJV

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. Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the Lord came not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

1 Corinthians 4:6-7 KJV

And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another. For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

Zephaniah 3:11 KJV

In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty because of my holy mountain.

Psalm 101:5 KJV

Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

Mark 7:20-23 KJV

And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

Proverbs 14:3 KJV

In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.

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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.

2 Corinthians 12:7 KJV

And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.

Proverbs 15:25 KJV

The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

Proverbs 28:25 KJV

He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the Lord shall be made fat.

Psalm 31:23 KJV

O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.

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Psalm 131:1 KJV

Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

1 Timothy 6:17 KJV

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy.

2 Corinthians 10:12 KJV

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.

Job 41:34 KJV

He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over all the children of pride.

Proverbs 11:12 KJV

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

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Proverbs 6:16-17 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,

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.

Nehemiah 9:16 KJV

But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to thy commandments,

Luke 14:11 KJV

For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

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1 Corinthians 10:12 KJV

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

2 Kings 19:22 KJV

Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.

John 8:44 KJV

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

1 Corinthians 1:28-29 KJV

And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence.

1 Corinthians 8:2 KJV

And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.

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Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.

James 1:9-10 KJV

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted: But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Job 36:8-11 KJV

And if they be bound in fetters, and be holden in cords of affliction; Then he sheweth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded. He openeth also their ear to discipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity. If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

2 Timothy 3:1-5 KJV

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Romans 15:17 KJV

I have therefore whereof I may glory through Jesus Christ in those things which pertain to God.

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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.

2 Corinthians 7:4 KJV

Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.

Psalm 31:18 KJV

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

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.

James 1:10 KJV

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

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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.

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.

Isaiah 10:12 KJV

Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.

Isaiah 3:16-17 KJV

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: Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the Lord will discover their secret parts.

80 Best Bible Verses about Pride
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