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Want to know what the Bible says about Being Humble? Here are 185 Bible verses about Being Humble from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Peter 5:6 NIV
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
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James 4:6 NIV
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says:
“God opposes the proud
    but shows favor to the humble.”
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Matthew 23:12 NIV
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
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2 Chronicles 7:14 NIV
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
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James 4:10 NIV
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
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2 Corinthians 11:30 NIV
If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.
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1 Peter 5:5 NIV
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.”
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Proverbs 11:2 NIV
When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with humility comes wisdom.
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Ephesians 4:2 NIV
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
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Micah 6:8 NIV
He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
    And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
    and to walk humbly with your God.
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Ephesians 2:8-9 NIV
8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith —and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast.
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Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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Proverbs 16:18 NIV
Pride goes before destruction,
    a haughty spirit before a fall.
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Deuteronomy 8:2 NIV
Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.
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Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
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Isaiah 66:2 NIV
Has not my hand made all these things,
    and so they came into being?”
declares the Lord.
“These are the ones I look on with favor:
    those who are humble and contrite in spirit,
    and who tremble at my word.
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Luke 14:11 NIV
For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”
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Philippians 2:5-8 NIV
5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:
6 Who, being in very nature God,
    did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;
7 rather, he made himself nothing
    by taking the very nature of a servant,
    being made in human likeness.
8 And being found in appearance as a man,
    he humbled himself
    by becoming obedient to death
    even death on a cross!
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1 Peter 3:8 NIV
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
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Colossians 3:12 NIV
Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
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