Proverbs on Pride and Arrogance

(Prov. 3:34) He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.

(Prov. 11:2) When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

(Prov. 15:33) Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honor.

(Prov. 16:18-19) Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. 19 Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.

(Prov. 18:12) Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.

(Prov. 20:3) A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the Lord.

(Prov. 25:6-7) Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; 7 it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles.

(Prov. 26:12) Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them.

(Prov. 27:2) Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.

(Prov. 27:21) The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.

(Prov. 28:26) Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

(Prov. 29:23) Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.