Bible Study Topic: Humility

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When men are brought low and you say, 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast.
Job Chapter 22: Verse 29

For he who avenges blood remembers; he does not ignore the cry of the afflicted.
Psalms Chapter 9: Verse 12

You hear, O LORD, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,
Psalms Chapter 10: Verse 17

The poor will eat and be satisfied; they who seek the LORD will praise him, may your hearts live forever!
Psalms Chapter 22: Verse 26

He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
Psalms Chapter 25: Verse 9

But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace.
Psalms Chapter 37: Verse 11

The poor will see and be glad, you who seek God, may your hearts live!
Psalms Chapter 69: Verse 32

Hear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
Psalms Chapter 86: Verse 1

My heart is not proud, O LORD, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me.
Psalms Chapter 131: Verse 1

Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar.
Psalms Chapter 138: Verse 6

The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.
Psalms Chapter 147: Verse 6

For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.
Psalms Chapter 149: Verse 4

He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.
Proverbs Chapter 3: Verse 34

The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.
Proverbs Chapter 10: Verse 8

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Proverbs Chapter 11: Verse 2

The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
Proverbs Chapter 15: Verse 33

Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
Proverbs Chapter 16: Verse 19

Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.
Proverbs Chapter 18: Verse 12

Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life.
Proverbs Chapter 22: Verse 4

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.
Proverbs Chapter 27: Verse 2

A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.
Proverbs Chapter 29: Verse 23

"If you have played the fool and exalted yourself, or if you have planned evil, clap your hand over your mouth!
Proverbs Chapter 30: Verse 32

Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 5: Verse 2

Once more the humble will rejoice in the LORD; the needy will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah Chapter 29: Verse 19

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the LORD : Look to the rock from which you were cut and to the quarry from which you were hewn;
Isaiah Chapter 51: Verse 1

For this is what the high and lofty One says, he who lives forever, whose name is holy: "I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Isaiah Chapter 57: Verse 15

Has not my hand made all these things, and so they came into being?" declares the LORD. "This is the one I esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word.
Isaiah Chapter 66: Verse 2

Should you then seek great things for yourself? Seek them not. For I will bring disaster on all people, declares the LORD, but wherever you go I will let you escape with your life.' "
Jeremiah Chapter 45: Verse 5

Then, when I make atonement for you for all you have done, you will remember and be ashamed and never again open your mouth because of your humiliation, declares the Sovereign LORD.' "
Ezekiel Chapter 16: Verse 63

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Israel's Guilt and Punishment
Micah Chapter 6: Verse 8

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew Chapter 5: Verse 3

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.
Matthew Chapter 11: Verse 29

And he said: "I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew Chapter 18: Verses 3 - 4

Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
Matthew Chapter 20: Verse 26

For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
Matthew Chapter 23: Verse 12

He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble.
Luke Chapter 1: Verse 52

Looking at his disciples, he said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke Chapter 6: Verse 20

At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
Luke Chapter 10: Verse 21

But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all your fellow guests.
Luke Chapter 14: Verse 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.' "Ten Healed of Leprosy
Luke Chapter 17: Verse 10

"But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, 'God, have mercy on me, a sinner.'
"I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."The Little Children and Jesus
Luke Chapter 18: Verses 13 - 14

But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.
For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who is at the table? But I am among you as one who serves.
Luke Chapter 22: Verses 26 - 27

Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet.
John Chapter 13: Verse 14

Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.
Romans Chapter 11: Verse 20

For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 3

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 10

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 16

He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things,and the things that are not,to nullify the things that are,
1 Corinthians Chapter 1: Verse 28

Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a "fool" so that he may become wise.
1 Corinthians Chapter 3: Verse 18

So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don't fall!
1 Corinthians Chapter 10: Verse 12

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
1 Corinthians Chapter 13: Verse 4

If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.
2 Corinthians Chapter 11: Verse 30

Even if I should choose to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will think more of me than is warranted by what I do or say.
2 Corinthians Chapter 12: Verse 6

That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.Paul's Concern for the Corinthians
2 Corinthians Chapter 12: Verse 10

Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.
Galatians Chapter 5: Verse 26

May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
Galatians Chapter 6: Verse 14

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
Ephesians Chapter 4: Verse 2

Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.Wives and Husbands
Ephesians Chapter 5: Verse 21

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.
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.
And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death, even death on a cross!
Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name,
that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.Shining as Stars
Philippians Chapter 2: Verses 3 - 11

Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
Colossians Chapter 3: Verse 12

The brother in humble circumstances ought to take pride in his high position.
James Chapter 1: Verse 9

Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.
James Chapter 3: Verse 1

But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
James Chapter 4: Verse 6

Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
1 Peter Chapter 5: Verses 5 - 6

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