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Pride and Humility

Proverbs 16:
5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart.
Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.

18 Pride goes before destruction,
a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 18:
12 Before his downfall a man's heart is proud,
but humility comes before honor.
13 He who answers before listening—
that is his folly and his shame.

23 A poor man pleads for mercy,
but a rich man answers harshly.

Proverbs 21:
24 The proud and arrogant man — "Mocker" is his name;
he behaves with overweening pride.

Proverbs 25:
27 It is not good to eat too much honey,
nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.

Proverbs 27:
1 Do not boast about tomorrow,
for you do not know what a day may bring forth.
2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth;
someone else, and not your own lips.

21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold,
but man is tested by the praise he receives.

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

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