30 Important Bible Verses About Narcissism

Proverbs 16:18 – The Dangers of Pride

“Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.”

Proverbs 29:23 – Pride Leads to Humiliation

“Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.”

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.’”

Philippians 2:3 – Putting Others First

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

Matthew 23:12 – Humility Exalts

“For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

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Proverbs 21:4 – A Haughty Look

“Haughty eyes and a proud heart— the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.”

Proverbs 11:2 – Pride Leads to Shame

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.”

1 John 2:16 – The Lust of the Eyes

“For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.”

Proverbs 8:13 – The Fear of the Lord

“To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.”

Luke 14:11 – The Humble Exalted

“For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

Galatians 6:3 – Self-Examination

“If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.”

Proverbs 8:13 – The Lord Hates Pride

“The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; pride and arrogance and the evil way and the perverted mouth, I hate.”

1 Peter 5:5-6 – Clothe Yourselves with Humility

“All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble. Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.’”

Proverbs 27:2 – Let Another Praise You

“Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips.”

Colossians 3:12 – Put on Humility

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.”

Proverbs 16:5 – God Detests the Proud

“The LORD detests all the proud of heart; be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.”

Proverbs 16:19 – Better to be Lowly

“Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.”

Proverbs 25:27 – The Lack of Self-Control

“It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.”

1 Corinthians 10:12 – Being Overconfident

“So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!”

Matthew 6:1-2 – Giving in Secret

“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.”

2 Timothy 3:2-4 – Lovers of Self

“People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good.”

Ecclesiastes 7:8 – Patience is Better

“The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride.”

Philippians 2:5 – The Mind of Christ

“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus.”

1 John 3:17 – Genuine Love

“If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?”

Proverbs 13:10 – Only by Pride Comes Quarreling

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

Galatians 5:26 – Avoid Conceit

“Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.”

Proverbs 12:9 – Better to be Lowly

“Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food.”

Proverbs 14:21 – Oppressing the Poor

“Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.”

Proverbs 15:33 – Humility Before Honor

“Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.”

Proverbs 19:17 – Generosity to the Needy

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done.”

1 Peter 3:8 – Unity and Humility

“Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.”

Proverbs 21:24 – Haughty and Scoffer

“The proud and arrogant person—Scoffer is his name— behaves with insolent fury.”

Proverbs 28:25 – Pride Leads to Destruction

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

Proverbs 10:17 – Rejecting Correction

“Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.”

Proverbs 15:12 – Despising Wisdom

“Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise.”

Proverbs 22:4 – Humility brings Honor

“Humility is the fear of the LORD; its wages are riches and honor and life.”

Proverbs 25:6-7 – Taking a Lowly Seat

“Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; it is better for him to say to you, ‘Come up here,’ than for him to humiliate you before his nobles.”

Psalms 113:7-8 – Raising the Poor

“He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes, with the princes of his people.”

Proverbs 16:9 – The Heart’s Plans

“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.”

Proverbs 26:12 – Pride and Folly

“Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them.”

James 4:10 – Humble Thyself

“Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.”

Proverbs 13:3 – Guard Your Words

“Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.”

Proverbs 20:6 – Faithful and Upright

“Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find?”

Proverbs 25:27 – Lack of Self-Control

“It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.”

Proverbs 21:24 – Scoffer and the Haughty

“The proud and arrogant person—Scoffer is his name— behaves with insolent fury.”

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