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75 Bible Verses About Self-Esteem

Here are 75 Bible verses about self-esteem from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

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.

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1 Peter 3:3-4 KJV

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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Luke 16:15 KJV

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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Galatians 6:3 KJV

And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

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Proverbs 21:4 KJV

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

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Isaiah 2:17 KJV

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

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Proverbs 16:5 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.

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James 4:6 KJV

Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.

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Luke 14:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 8:13 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 9:23-24 KJV

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

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Psalms 147:10-11 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: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

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Matthew 16:24-25 KJV

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man. The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

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Proverbs 29:23 KJV

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

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Proverbs 18:12 KJV

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

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1 John 3:1 KJV

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

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Psalms 139:13-14 KJV

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

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Romans 8:35-39 KJV

For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

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Romans 8:1-2 KJV

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

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Psalms 127:3-5 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Genesis 1:27 KJV

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

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Genesis 1:26-27 KJV

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Romans 7:18 KJV

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Jeremiah 1:5 KJV

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

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Matthew 11:28-30 KJV

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.

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2 Corinthians 10:14 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

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Romans 6:23 KJV

For we stretch not ourselves beyond our measure, as though we reached not unto you: for we are come as far as to you also in preaching the gospel of Christ:

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John 14:3-4 KJV

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Matthew 22:39 KJV

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.

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Mark 8:34 KJV

And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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1 Peter 2:9 KJV

And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

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Psalms 139:23-24 KJV

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

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Proverbs 12:18 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Psalms 45:11 KJV

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

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Mark 12:31 KJV

So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he is thy Lord; and worship thou him.

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John 3:16 KJV

And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

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Mark 12:30 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Isaiah 66:2 KJV

And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.

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Proverbs 3:26 KJV

For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

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1 John 3:10 KJV

For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.

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Ephesians 3:12 KJV

In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

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2 Corinthians 3:4 KJV

In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.

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Nehemiah 6:16 KJV

And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:

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Philippians 1:15 KJV

And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard thereof, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought of our God.

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John 15:19 KJV

Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:

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Isaiah 65:1 KJV

If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

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1 John 5:14 KJV

I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name.

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James 2:17 KJV

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

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Philippians 2:6 KJV

Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

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1 Peter 3:4 KJV

Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

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Romans 12:16 KJV

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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James 2:8 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 28:26 KJV

If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

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Philippians 3:3 KJV

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

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1 John 2:15 KJV

For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

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Hebrews 13:6 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.

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1 Corinthians 3:23 KJV

So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

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Mark 12:33 KJV

And ye are Christ’s; and Christ is God’s.

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Micah 7:5 KJV

And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

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1 John 3:21 KJV

Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.

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Philippians 2:3 KJV

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.

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1 Thessalonians 5:13 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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2 Corinthians 12:15 KJV

And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

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Hebrews 10:35 KJV

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

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Philippians 3:4 KJV

Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.

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1 John 4:8 KJV

Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more:

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Psalms 62:5 KJV

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

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2 Peter 1:20 KJV

My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.

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Acts 20:24 KJV

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

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Psalms 34:18 KJV

But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

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James 4:16 KJV

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

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1 Corinthians 12:23 KJV

But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

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Isaiah 32:17 KJV

And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.

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1 Corinthians 4:3 KJV

And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

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