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Want to know what the Bible says about Proud People? Here are 53 Bible verses about Proud People 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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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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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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Isaiah 2:11 NIV
The eyes of the arrogant will be humbled
    and human pride brought low;
the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.
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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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Philippians 2:4 NIV
not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.
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Proverbs 16:18 NIV
Pride goes before destruction,
    a haughty spirit before a fall.
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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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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 11:2 NIV
When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with humility comes wisdom.
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Proverbs 29:23 NIV
Pride brings a person low,
    but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
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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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1 Corinthians 4:7 NIV
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?
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Matthew 7:1-2 NIV
7 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NIV
19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
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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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Ephesians 4:26 NIV
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,
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Proverbs 10:12 NIV
Hatred stirs up conflict,
    but love covers over all wrongs.
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Luke 1:51 NIV
He has performed mighty deeds with his arm;
    he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts.
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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 18:12 NIV
Before a downfall the heart is haughty,
    but humility comes before honor.
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