Matthew 5:3 Blessed
] the poor
in spirit: for
theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Whosoever therefore shall humble
himself as this little child, the same is greatest
in the kingdom of heaven.
are cast down, then thou shalt say, [There is
] lifting up; and he shall
save the humble person
Psalms 138:6 Though
the LORD [be
] high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud
he knoweth afar off
of the LORD [is
] the instruction of wisdom; and
before honour [is
] before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. ... Better [it is to be
] of an humble spirit with the lowly, than
to divide the spoil with the proud.
pride shall bring him low: but honour
shall uphold the humble in spirit.
For thus saith the high
and lofty One that inhabiteth
] Holy; I dwell
in the high and holy [place
him also [that is
] of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit
of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Now I Nebuchadnezzar
praise and extol and honour the King
of heaven, all
whose works [are
] truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk
in pride he is able to abase.
He hath shewed
strength with his arm; he hath scattered
the proud in the imagination
of their hearts. ... He hath put
down the mighty from [their
] seats, and exalted them of low degree.
exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
I tell you, this man went
down to his house justified
] than the other: for every
one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God
resisteth the proud, but giveth grace
unto the humble.
1 Peter 5:5
younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all
] be subject one to another, and be clothed
with humility: for God
resisteth the proud, and giveth
grace to the humble.