Explore 16 Inspirational, Motivational, Encouraging & Thought Provoking Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Boasting, Boasting and Bragging, Boasting and Pride.
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16 Bible Verses about Boasting and Bragging, Boasting and Pride
Proverbs 27:1, NIV Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.
Proverbs 27:1, NLT Don’t brag about tomorrow, since you don’t know what the day will bring.
Jeremiah 9:23-26, ESV Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the Lord.”
See also: Wisdom comes from God alone; 13 Bible Verses about Boasting in the Lord.
Proverbs 27:2, ESV Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
1 Corinthians 4:7, NIV 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?
James 4:13-16, NKJV Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit”; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.” But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.
2 Corinthians 11:30, ESV If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.
Romans 12:3, NIV 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 faith God has distributed to each of you.
Proverbs 25:14, ESV Like clouds and wind without rain is a man who boasts of a gift he does not give.
Matthew 6:1-2, ESV Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
Matthew 6:3-4, ESV But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
Matthew 6:5-6, ESV And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
See also: Bible Verses about Praying in Secret
1 Corinthians 12:4, ESV Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord;
1 Corinthians 12:6, NLT God works in different ways, but it is the same God who does the work in all of us. (God is working through you and me!)
John 3:16-17, ESV “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Getting to know God
Psalm 19:14, NLT May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. (Amen!)
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