30 Powerful Bible Verses about Humility

Reading Bible verses about humility once a while is a powerful step that gives you power over pride which is a destructive trait chasing every one daily.  

Humility is an ability to see yourself as someone who;

1. Does not know all things,

2. Can’t have everything,

3. Must respect and love your neighbour and

4. You are not the best except God does the making.

Today’s message would be a blessing to your spiritual life if you always recite the following bible verses about humility.

15 Old Testament Bible Verses about Humility

1. “Do not exalt yourself in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of the great; for it is better that he says to you, “Come up here,” than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen.” (Proverbs 25:6-7)

2. “Do not be rash with your mouth, and let not your heart utter anything hastily before God. For God is in heaven, and you on earth; therefore, let your words be few.” (Ecclesiastes 5:2)

3. “And do you seek great things for yourself? Do not seek them; for behold, I will bring adversity on all flesh,” says the LORD. “But I will give your life to you as a prize in all places, wherever you go.”” (Jeremiah 45:5)

4. “So, I said: “Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, The LORD of hosts.”” (Isaiah 6:5)

5. “O LORD, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps.” (Jeremiah 10:23)

6. “Then Abraham answered and said, “Indeed now, I who am but dust and ashes have taken it upon myself to speak to the Lord.” (Genesis 18:27)

7. “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Better to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.” (Proverb 16:18-19)

8. “But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.” (Psalm 37:11)

9. “The humble He guides in justice, and the humble He teaches His way.” (Psalm 25:9)

10. “For You will save the humble people, but will bring down haughty looks.” (Psalm 18:27)

11. “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who heeds counsel is wise.” (Proverbs 12:15)

12. “Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.” (Proverbs 27:2)

13. “Thus says the LORD: “Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, let not the mighty man glory in his might, nor let the rich man glory in his riches.” (Jeremiah 9:23)

14. “Seek the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have upheld His justice. Seek righteousness, seek humility. It may be that you will be hidden in the day of the LORD’S anger.” (Zephaniah 2:3)

15. “For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the humble with salvation.” (Psalm 149:4)

15 New Testament Bible Verses about Humility

1. “Therefore, lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.” (James 1:21)

2. “I tell you; this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” (Luke 18:14)

3. “And whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” (Matthew 23:12)

4. “But He gives more grace. Therefore, He says: “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”” (James 4:6)

5. “Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time.” (1Peter 5:6)

6. “To speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all humility to all men.” (Titus 3:2)

7. “Therefore, whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:4)

8. “…but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant. And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave.” (Matthew 20:26-27)

9. “And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.” (Philippians 2:8)

10. “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” (Matthew 11:29)

11. “He has put down the mighty from their thrones, and exalted the lowly.” (Luke 1:52)

12. “Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tender-hearted, be courteous.” (1Peter 3:8)

13. “Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.” (Philippians 2:3)

14. “Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.” (Romans 12:16)

15. “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom.” (James 3:13)

I recommend reading these bible verses about humility because it would help you to have a successful step ahead of pride. May the LORD help us in Jesus name.

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I am an evangelist in the vineyard of the Lord since 2000 moving from one place to another to spread the gospel of Jesus.

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