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Want to know what the Bible says about pride? Here are 434 Bible verses about pride 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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Proverbs 11:2 NIV
When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with humility comes wisdom.
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Proverbs 16:18 NIV
Pride goes before destruction,
    a haughty spirit before a fall.
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Proverbs 29:23 NIV
Pride brings a person low,
    but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
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Proverbs 8:13 NIV
To fear the Lord is to hate evil;
    I hate pride and arrogance,
    evil behavior and perverse speech.
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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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Proverbs 16:5 NIV
The Lord detests all the proud of heart.
    Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
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Proverbs 18:12 NIV
Before a downfall the heart is haughty,
    but humility comes before honor.
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Romans 12:16 NIV
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
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1 John 2:16 NIV
For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.
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Proverbs 13:10 NIV
Where there is strife, there is pride,
    but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
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Philippians 2:3 NIV
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,
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Galatians 6:3 NIV
If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.
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Proverbs 26:12 NIV
Do you see a person wise in their own eyes?
    There is more hope for a fool than for them.
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Proverbs 27:2 NIV
Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth;
    an outsider, and not your own lips.
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Proverbs 21:4 NIV
Haughty eyes and a proud heart—
    the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.
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Galatians 6:4 NIV
Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else,
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Jeremiah 9:23 NIV
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,
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James 4:10 NIV
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
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Proverbs 16:19 NIV
Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed
    than to share plunder with the proud.
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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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