30 Important Bible Verses About Comparing Yourself To Others

Galatians 6:4-5 – Comparing Ourselves to Others

“Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their own load.”

2 Corinthians 10:12 – The Danger of Comparison

“We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.”

Proverbs 14:30 – A Heart at Peace

“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.”

James 3:16 – The Source of Disorder

“For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.”

Philippians 2:3 – Considering Others Better

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.”

Proverbs 17:5 – Despising One’s Neighbor

“Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.”

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1 Corinthians 4:7 – Everything You Have is a Gift

“For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?”

1 Samuel 16:7 – God Sees the Heart

“But the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.'”

1 Corinthians 3:3 – Carnal Comparisons

“You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere humans?”

Proverbs 13:10 – Pride Brings Conflict

“Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.”

Matthew 6:25-26 – Trust in God’s Provision

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”

Proverbs 23:17-18 – A Future of Hope

“Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.”

Romans 12:6 – Unique Gifts and Callings

“We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.”

Proverbs 10:12 – Love Covers Over

“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.”

Luke 18:14 – Humility Before God

“I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Romans 12:2 – Renewed Mind

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Ecclesiastes 4:4 – Never Satisfied

“And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.”

Psalm 139:13-14 – Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

Galatians 1:10 – Seeking God’s Approval

> “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.”

Proverbs 14:20 – Poor is Despised

“The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends.”

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First God’s Kingdom

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Proverbs 27:4 – Wrath and Fury

“Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?”

Matthew 6:27 – Worry Cannot Add

“Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 – Living Quiet Lives

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.”

Psalm 73:25 – God is Strength and Portion

“Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you.”

Hebrews 13:5 – Content with What You Have

“Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.'”

1 Timothy 6:6 – Godliness with Contentment

“But godliness with contentment is great gain.”

Proverbs 23:17 – A Heart of Envy

“Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.”

Matthew 11:28-30 – Rest in God

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Psalm 139:23-24 – Search My Heart

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me and lead me in the way everlasting.”

Proverbs 14:21 – Showing Mercy

“Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.”

Luke 12:15 – Life Does Not Consist

“Then he said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.'”

Philippians 4:11 – Content in Every Situation

“I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.”

Proverbs 17:22 – A Joyful Heart

“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

James 4:6 – God Opposes the Proud

“But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.'”

Proverbs 21:26 – The Desire of the Lazy

“All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing.”

Luke 6:31 – Golden Rule

“Do to others as you would have them do to you.”

1 Peter 5:5 – Clothed in Humility

“In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.'”

Proverbs 28:25 – A Greedy Heart

“The greedy stir up conflict, but those who trust in the LORD will prosper.”

Psalm 37:7 – Rest in the Lord

“Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.”

Proverbs 14:13 – Laughter with Sorrow

“Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.”

1 Peter 2:1 – Rid Yourselves of All Malice

“Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.”

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