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

  • Proverbs 16:18


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

  • Isaiah 5:21


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

  • Proverbs 26:12


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

  • Job 40:12


Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin!

  • Proverbs 21:4


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

  • Psalm 119:21


The greedy stir up conflict, but those who trust in the Lord will prosper. Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

  • Proverbs 28:25-26


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

  • Proverbs 8:13


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

  • Proverbs 27:2


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

  • Luke 16:15


But, “Let the one 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.

  • 2 Corinthians 10:17-18


How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?

  • John 5:44


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

  • Mark 9:35