Bible Quotes: Humility
HUMILITY God tells us to humble ourselves as Jesus did while he was here on earth. Below is a sampling of Bible quotes related to humility.
HumilityPhilippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
Philippians 2:5-7 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.
Peter 5:5-6 You younger men, follow the leadership of those who are older. And all of you serve each other with humble spirits, for God gives special blessings to those who are humble, but sets Himself against those who are proud. If you will humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, in His good time He will lift you up.
Luke 18:14 I tell you, this sinner, not the Pharisee, returned home forgiven! For the proud shall be humbled, but the humble shall be honored.
Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction and haughtiness before a fall.
Proverbs 29:23 Pride ends in a fall, while humility brings honor.
Matthew 18:4 Therefore anyone who humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
I Corinthians 10:12 So if you think you are standing, watch out that you do not fall. NRSVS
Matthew 23:12 But those who think themselves great shall be disappointed and humbled; and those who humble themselves shall be exalted. TLB
1 Corinthians 3:7 So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.
Psalm 22:26 26 The poor will eat and be satisfied. All who seek the Lord will praise him. Their hearts will rejoice with everlasting joy.
Psalm 25:9 9 He leads the humble in doing right, teaching them his way.
Psalm 37:11 11 But the meek shall inherit the earth, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. NLT
Psalm 147:6 6 The LORD lifts up the humble; He casts the wicked down to the ground. NKJV
Psalm 149:4 4 For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the humble with salvation. NKJV
Zechariah 9:9 9 ? Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, Lowly and riding on a donkey, A colt, the foal of a donkey. NKJV
James 4:10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
I Corinthians 1:28-29 He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things - and the things that are not - to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boast before him.
1 Peter 5:5 All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
Isaiah 66:2 This is the one I esteem: He who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word.
Luke 17:10 So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, "We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty."
Luke 14:11 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
2 Corinthians 4:5 For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake.
Psalm 18:27 You save the humble but bring low those whose eyes are haughty.
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