35 Bible Verses About Ego

35 Bible Verses About Ego

Proverbs 16:18

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

Proverbs 29:23

“Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.”

James 4:6

“But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.’”

Proverbs 8:13

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

1 Peter 5:5

“In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.’”

Proverbs 11:2

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.”

Galatians 6:3

“If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.”

Proverbs 21:4

“Haughty eyes and a proud heart — the unplowed field of the wicked — produce sin.”

Isaiah 2:11

“The eyes of the arrogant will be humbled and human pride brought low; the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.”

Psalm 138:6

“Though the Lord is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, he sees them from afar.”

Proverbs 16:5

“The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.”

Daniel 4:37

“Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, because everything he does is right and all his ways are just. And those who walk in pride he is able to humble.”

Luke 18:9-14

“To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: ‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: “God, I thank you that I am not like other people—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.” But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, “God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.’”

Philippians 2:3-4

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”

Romans 12:3

“For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.”

Matthew 23:12

“For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

1 Corinthians 8:1

“Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that ‘We all possess knowledge.’ But knowledge puffs up while love builds up.”

Proverbs 27:2

“Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips.”

Romans 12:16

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

James 3:14

“But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.”

Psalm 10:4

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

Matthew 23:5-7

“Everything they do is done for people to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called ‘Rabbi’ by others.”

Proverbs 25:14

“Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given.”

Psalm 131:1

“My heart is not proud, Lord, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me.”

1 Corinthians 13:4

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.”

Proverbs 27:21

“The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.”

Matthew 6:1-2

“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.”

1 Corinthians 4:7

“For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?”

Galatians 5:26

“Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.”

Psalm 119:21

“You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from your commands.”

Acts 19:36

“The whole city was in an uproar. The people seized Gaius and Aristarchus, Paul’s traveling companions from Macedonia, and all of them rushed into the theater together.”

Psalm 101:5

“Whoever slanders their neighbor in secret, I will put to silence; whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart, I will not tolerate.”

2 Timothy 3:2-5

“People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.”

Proverbs 26:12

“Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them.”

Proverbs 28:25

“The greedy stir up conflict, but those who trust in the LORD will prosper.”

2 Chronicles 26:16

“But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall. He was unfaithful to the LORD his God, and entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.”

1 Timothy 6:17

“Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.”

Proverbs 12:9

“Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food.”

Proverbs 14:21

“It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.”

1 Corinthians 3:18

“Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become ‘fools’ so that you may become wise.”

Jeremiah 9:23-24

“This is what the LORD says: “Let not the wise boast of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength or the rich boast of their riches, but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,” declares the LORD.”

Proverbs 18:12

“Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.”

Proverbs 16:19

“Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.”

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