Pride in Proverbs
Pro 3:34 He mocks proud
mockers but gives grace to the humble.
Pro 6:17 haughty eyes, a
lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
Pro 8:13 To fear the LORD
is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse
Pro 11:2 When pride
comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Pro 13:10 Pride only
breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
Pro 15:25 The LORD tears
down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact.
Pro 16:5 The LORD detests
all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
Pro 16:18,19 Pride goes
before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Better to be lowly in spirit
and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
Pro 17:6,7 Children's
children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.
Arrogant lips are unsuited to a fool -- how much worse lying lips to a
Pro 18:12 Before his
downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.
Pro 21:4 Haughty eyes and
a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin!
Pro 21:24 The proud and
arrogant man -- "Mocker" is his name; he behaves with overweening
Pro 29:23 A man's pride
brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.
Pro 30:13 those whose
eyes are ever so haughty, whose glances are so disdainful.