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Show me a conceited person and I will show you someone who is arrogant, proud, and inconsiderate.
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The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride.
Proverbs 6:17 A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,
Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.
Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.
Proverbs 19:29 Judgments are prepared for scorners: and striking hammers for the bodies of fools.
Esther 3:5,6 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. . . .
Ecclesiastes 7:8,9 Better is the end of a speech than the beginning. Better is the patient man than the presumptuous. . . .
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod perceiving that he was deluded by the wise men, was exceeding angry: and sending killed all the menchildren that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.
ContextThe King's Heart
…23He that keepeth his mouth and his tongue, keepeth his soul from distress. 24The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride.25Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.…
Blessed is the man who hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the chair of pestilence:
Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words.
The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.
The thought of a fool is sin: and the detractor is the abomination of men.
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.
For he that did prevail hath failed, the scorner is consumed, and they are all cut off that watched for iniquity:
We have heard the pride of Moab, he is exceeding proud: his haughtiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the loftiness of his heart.
And as wine deceiveth him that drinketh it: so shall the proud man be, and he shall not be honoured: who hath enlarged his desire like hell: and is himself like death, and he is never satisfied: but will gather together unto him all nations, and heap together unto him all people.
Additional TranslationsProud, Arrogant, and Mocker are the names of him who acts with excessive pride.Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.
The proud and haughty man, scoffer is his name; He worketh in the arrogance of pride.
A bold and self-willed and insolent man is called a pest: and he that remembers injuries is a transgressor.
Proud, arrogant, scorner is his name who dealeth in proud wrath.
The proud and haughty man, scorner is his name, he worketh in the arrogance of pride.
Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.
The proud and haughty man, "scoffer" is his name; he works in the arrogance of pride.
Proud, haughty, scorner is his name, Who is working in the wrath of pride.
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