James 4:6
Good News Translation
But the grace that God gives is even stronger. As the scripture says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Contemporary English Version
In fact, God treats us with even greater kindness, just as the Scriptures say, "God opposes everyone who is proud, but he blesses all who are humble with undeserved grace."

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

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But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

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Exodus 10:3,4 Therefore Moses and Aaron went in to Pharao, and said to him: Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews: How long refusest thou to submit to me? let my people go, to sacrifice to me. . . .

Exodus 15:9,10 The enemy said: I will pursue and overtake, I will divide the spoils, my soul shall have its fill: I will draw my sword, my hand shall slay them. . . .

Exodus 18:11 Now I know, that the Lord is great above all gods; because they dealt proudly against them.

1 Samuel 2:3 Do not multiply to speak lofty things, boasting: let old matters depart from your mouth: for the Lord is a God of all knowledge, and to him are thoughts prepared.

Job 22:29 For he that hath been humbled, shall be in glory: and he that shall bow down his eyes, he shall be saved.

Job 40:10-12 Clothe thyself with beauty, and set thyself up on high, and be glorious, and put on goodly garments. . . .

Psalm 138:6 For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

Proverbs 3:34 The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

Proverbs 6:16,17 Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, . . .

Proverbs 29:23 Humiliation followeth the proud: and glory shall uphold the humble of spirit.

Isaiah 2:11,12,17 The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day. . . .

Isaiah 10:8-14 For he shall say: . . .

Isaiah 16:6,7 We have heard of the pride of Moab, he is exceeding proud: his pride and his arrogancy, and his indignation is more than his strength. . . .

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Daniel 5:20-23 But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto pride, he was put down from the throne of his kingdom, and his glory was taken away. . . .

Matthew 23:12 And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled: and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.

Luke 1:52 He hath put down the mighty from their seat and hath exalted the humble.

Luke 14:11 Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Luke 18:14 I say to you, this man went down into his house justified rather than the other: because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

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2 Chronicles 32:26 And he humbled himself afterwards, because his heart had been lifted up, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and therefore the wrath of the Lord came not upon them in the days of Ezechias.

2 Chronicles 33:12,19,23 And after that he was in distress he prayed to the Lord his God: and did penance exceedingly before the God of his fathers. . . .

2 Chronicles 34:27 And thy heart was softened, and thou hast humbled thyself in the sight of God for the things that are spoken against this place, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and reverencing my face, hast rent thy garments, and wept before me: I also have heard thee, saith the Lord.

Job 22:29 For he that hath been humbled, shall be in glory: and he that shall bow down his eyes, he shall be saved.

Psalm 9:12 For requiring their blood, he hath remembered them: he hath not forgotten the cry of the poor.

Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord is the lesson of wisdom: and humility goeth before glory.

Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.

Proverbs 22:4 The fruit of humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and glory and life.

Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Context
Warning against Pride
5Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you? 6But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble. 7Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil: and he will fly from you.…
Cross References
Job 22:29
For he that hath been humbled, shall be in glory: and he that shall bow down his eyes, he shall be saved.

Psalm 138:6
For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

Proverbs 3:34
The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

Proverbs 29:23
Humiliation followeth the proud: and glory shall uphold the humble of spirit.

Isaiah 54:7
For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee.

Matthew 13:12
For he that hath, to him shall be given, and he shall abound: but he that hath not, from him shall be taken away that also which he hath.

Matthew 23:12
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled: and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.

James 4:10
Be humbled in the sight of the Lord: and he will exalt you.

1 Peter 5:5
In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

Additional Translations
But He gives us more grace. This is why it says: “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

But He gives greater grace. Therefore it says: "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture'saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

But he gives more grace. Wherefore he says, God sets himself against [the] proud, but gives grace to [the] lowly.

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

But He gives more abundant grace, as is implied in His saying, "God sets Himself against the haughty, but to the lowly He gives grace."

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

and greater grace he doth give, wherefore he saith, 'God against proud ones doth set Himself up, and to lowly ones He doth give grace?'
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