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Bible Verses about Pride

Blessings on this day, this time we present you a list of Bible Verses on Pride. As children of God we must know about proud men in the Bible, so that we can know how to sell pride and achieve a better relationship with God so that we do not suffer from the consequences of pride.

Pride Bible Verses

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
but with humility comes wisdom.

Proverbs 8:13

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

Romans 12:16

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.

Proverbs 29:23

Pride brings a person low,
but the lowly in spirit gain honor.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”

2 Corinthians 10:17-18

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.

Proverbs 18:12

Before a downfall the heart is haughty,
but humility comes before honor.

Mark 7:20-23

He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils come from inside and defile a person.”

1 John 2:16

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.

1 Corinthians 1:28-29

God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boast before him.

1 Timothy 6:17

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, because everything he does is right and all his ways are just. And those who walk in pride he is able to humble.

1 Corinthians 13:3

If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.

James 1:9-10

Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position. But the rich should take pride in their humiliation—since they will pass away like a wild flower.


How to overcome pride according to the bible?
Pride is the main sin, it can also be forgiven. It can be forgiven by the humble Savior, “who, although he existed in the form of God, did not regard being equal with God as something to cling to, but emptied himself by taking the form of a servant, making himself like men.

And being found in the form of a man, He humbled Himself, becoming obedient unto death, even to death on a cross ”(Philippians 2: 6-8). God humbled himself by becoming man, suffering the indignity of death, bearing the sin of humanity. The humble substituted himself for the proud.

Key verses on what God says about pride:
God hates haughty eyes (Proverbs 6: 16-17).
God hates a proud look (Proverbs 6: 16-17).
God hates the proud of heart (Proverbs 16: 5, 8:13).
Pride is practical atheism (Psalm 10: 4).
Christ is an example of humility (Philippians 2: 6-11).
God humbles those who exalt themselves (Isaiah 10:12, Daniel 4:20).
God exalts the humble (James 4:10).

Example of proud men in the bible
Peter believing that certain of his actions were correct and not those of Jesus Christ.
Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 32:26)
Moses by disobeying God’s instructions.
That is why we must be careful not to have in our lives the fruits of pride that falls on humanity that does not allow forgiveness to be greater. Also with these verses you will be able to know what are the characteristics of a proud person and thus avoid standing out to give a good testimony. We hope these verses where he talks about pride are useful to you.