21 Bible Verses on Pride

Pride can become one of the negative emotions that as human beings we can have, that is why when studying the Bible we can see different verses that remind us how bad pride can be.

Today we want to share some Bible verses about pride, so that we remove from our hearts and our lives, this spirit that we can be meek and full of love again.


But now they boast in their arrogance. Any such boasting is bad.

James 4:16.


For I fear that perhaps when I go, I will find that they are not what I desire, and I will be found by you that I am not what you desire. That there may be quarrels, jealousy, anger, rivalries, defamation, gossip, arrogance, disorder.

2 Corinthians 12:20.


For from within, from the hearts of men, come evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, greed, evils, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.

Mark 7:21-22.


Man's haughty gaze will be overwhelmed, and the pride of men humiliated. Only the Lord will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:11.


In the face of destruction goes pride, and in the face of the fall, arrogance of spirit.

Proverbs 16:18.


When pride comes, so does dishonor come; But wisdom is with the humble.

Proverbs 11:2.


The fear of the Lord is to hate evil. Pride, arrogance, the wrong way and the wicked mouth, I abhor.

Proverbs 8:13.


Let the lying lips be muted, for they speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

Psalm 31:18.


Guard also your servant from sins of pride; Don't lord it over me. Then I will be whole, and I will be absolved of great transgression.

Psalm 19:13.


And the man who proceeds with pride, not listening to the priest who is there to serve the Lord your God, nor to the judge, that man will die. In this way you will remove evil from the midst of Israel. Then all the people will listen and fear, and will not proceed arrogantly again.

Deuteronomy 17:12-13.


I will also break the pride of his might, and make his heavens as iron and his earth as bronze.

Leviticus 26:19.


Being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed {and} malice; full of envy, murders, lawsuits, deception {and} malignancy; {are} gossipy, detractors, haters of God, insolent, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,

Romans 1:29-30


For I fear that perhaps when I go, I will find that you are not what I desire, and I will be found by you that I am not what you desire; that perhaps {there are} quarrels, jealousy, anger, rivalries, defamations, gossip, arrogance, disorders;

2 Corinthians 12:20


But you should know this: that in the last days will come difficult times. For men shall be lovers of themselves, greedy, boastful, proud, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, irreverent,

2 Timothy 3:1-2


Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre: "Thus says the Lord GOD: 'Even though your heart has risen and you have said, 'I am a god, seated on the throne of the gods, in the heart of the seas', you are but a man and not God, even though you have equaled your heart to the heart of God.

Ezekiel 28:2


Thus saith the LORD: Let not the wise of his wisdom boast, nor should the mighty boast of his power, nor shall the rich boast of his wealth; but he who boasts, let him boast of this: that he understands me and knows me, for I am the LORD who does mercy, right, and justice on earth, for in these things I am well pleased," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:23-24


Listen and pay attention, do not be haughty, for the LORD has spoken. Give glory to the LORD your God before he causes darkness to come, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and you are waiting for the light, and He transforms it into deep darkness, turn it into gloom. But if you do not hear this, my soul will secretly sob for {such} pride; my eyes will weep bitterly and be flooded with tears, for the flock of the LORD has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 13:15-17


But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted among them and were made partakers with them of the rich sap of the root of the olive tree, do not be arrogant to the branches; But if you are arrogant, {remember that} you are not the one who sustains the root, but the root is {the one that sustains} you. You will say then: The branches were broken off so that I could be grafted. Very true; They were torn apart by their unbelief, but you stand firm by faith. Do not be haughty, but fear;

Romans 11:17-20


For by virtue of the grace that has been given to me, I say to each one of you not to think higher of yourself than what you should think, but to think with good judgment, according to the measure of faith that God has distributed to each one.

Romans 12:3


Canticle of gradual ascent; of David.Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; I do not go after greatness, nor in things too difficult for me;

Psalm 131:1


For consider, brethren, your calling; There were not many wise men according to the flesh, not many powerful ones, not many nobles; but God has chosen the foolishness of the world, to shame the wise; and God has chosen the weak of the world, to shame that which is strong; and the vile and despised of the world God has chosen; what is not, to annul what is; so that no one should boast before God. But by his work you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom of God, and justification, and sanctification, and redemption, so that, as it is written, HE WHO IS GLORIED, LET HIM GLORY IN THE LORD.

1 Corinthians 1:26-31


We must be to have a different heart, where pride or envy is not within us. Take us by the hand of Jesus, that surely we can leave behind all pride or any other evil that overwhelms us.

If you have this problem, and want to find a solution, we recommend this book entitled Pride: The Permanent Battle of Every Man- Daniel Puerto. And if you want to continue improving your spiritual and emotional life we leave you this reading 8 terrible consequences of pride according to the Bible.

The Lord wants children who are clean in heart and who reflect His love for others, imitate Christ and you and your house will be blessed.



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