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Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall.
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Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.
Proverbs 11:2 The simplicity of the just shall guide them: and the deceitfulness of the wicked shall destroy them.
Proverbs 17:19 He that studieth discords, loveth quarrels: and he that exalteth his door, seeketh ruin.
Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.
Proverbs 29:23 Humiliation followeth the proud: and glory shall uphold the humble of spirit.
Esther 3:5 Now when Aman had heard this, and had proved by experience that Mardochai did not bend his knee to him, nor worship him, he was exceeding angry.
Esther 6:6 And when he was come in, he said to him: What ought to be done to the man whom the king is desirous to honour? But Aman thinking in his heart, and supposing that the king would honour no other but himself,
Esther 7:10 So Aman was hanged on the gibbet, which he had prepared for Mardochai: and the king's wrath ceased.
Isaiah 2:11,12 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 37:10-13,38 Thus shall you speak to Ezechias the king of Juda, saying: Let not thy God deceive thee, in whom thou trustest, saying: Jerusalem shall not be given into the hands of the king of the Assyrians. . . .
Daniel 4:30-37 The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nabuchodonosor, and he was driven away from among men, and did eat grass, like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven: till his hairs grew like the feathers of eagles, and his nails like birds' claws. . . .
Daniel 5:22,24 Thou also, his son, O Baltasar, hast not humbled thy heart, whereas thou knewest all these things: . . .
Obadiah 1:3,4 Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible. . . .
Matthew 26:33-35,74 And Peter answering, said to him: Although all shall be scandalized in thee, I will never be scandalized. . . .
Romans 11:20 Well: because of unbelief they were broken off. But thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear.
1 Timothy 3:6 Not a neophyte: lest, being puffed up with pride, he fall into the judgment of the devil.
ContextThe Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
…17The path of the just departeth from evils: he that keepeth his soul keepeth his way. 18Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.19It is better to be humbled with the meek, than to divide spoils with the proud.…
1 Samuel 17:42
And when the Philistine looked, and beheld David, he despised him. For he was a young man, ruddy, and of a comely countenance.
Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine.
The simplicity of the just shall guide them: and the deceitfulness of the wicked shall destroy them.
He that studieth discords, loveth quarrels: and he that exalteth his door, seeketh ruin.
Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.
Humiliation followeth the proud: and glory shall uphold the humble of spirit.
Thy arrogancy hath deceived thee, and the pride of thy heart: O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, and endeavourest to lay hold on the height of the hill: but though thou shouldst make thy nest as high as an eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord.
And the land of Egypt shall become a desert, and a wilderness: and they shall know that I am the Lord, because thou hast said: The river is mine, and I made it.
Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.
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