Bible Verses about 'Humility'

He [God] has shown you, O mortal, 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.
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all."
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
As God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
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!
If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
By the grace given me I say to everyone 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.
I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.
For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.
"Let him who boasts boast in the Lord." For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.
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 interest of others.
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."
Be careful not to do your "acts of righteousness" before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
Nobody should seek his own good, but the good of others.
Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness; tremble before him, all the earth.
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
The arrogance of man will be brought low and the pride of men humbled; the LORD alone will be exalted in that day, and the idols will totally disappear.
Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
He must become greater; I must become less.
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
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.
But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
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.
But Moses said to the LORD, "Since I speak with faltering lips, why would Pharaoh listen to me?"
But food does not bring us near to God; we are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do. Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.
You may say to yourself, "My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me." But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your forefathers, as it is today.
To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some.
If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
He has shown 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.
If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
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.
Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me."
And anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.
...but [Jesus] 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!

Illustrated Bible Verses on 'Humility'

Illustration of Ephesians 4:3 on Humility
Illustration of Ecclesiastes 5:2 on Humility
Illustration of John 3:30 on Humility
Illustration of 1 Peter 5:7 on Humility
Illustration of Colossians 3:12 on Humility
Illustration of Philippians 2:5-8 on Humility
Illustration of 2 Chronicles 7:14 on Humility
Illustration of Romans 12:3 on Humility
Illustration of Psalm 138:2 on Humility
Illustration of Psalm 149:4 on Humility
Illustration of 2 Corinthians 10:17-18 on Humility
Illustration of James 3:13 on Humility
Illustration of Philippians 2:3-4 on Humility
Illustration of Proverbs 27:1 on Humility
Illustration of Romans 12:10 on Humility
Illustration of 1 Peter 5:5 on Humility
Illustration of Matthew 6:1 on Humility
Illustration of 1 Corinthians 10:24 on Humility
Illustration of Psalm 96:9 on Humility
Illustration of Deuteronomy 8:18 on Humility
Illustration of Isaiah 2:17-18 on Humility
Illustration of Matthew 6:6 on Humility
Illustration of Galatians 6:14 on Humility
Illustration of Exodus 6:30 on Humility
Illustration of 1 Corinthians 8:8-9 on Humility
Illustration of 1 Corinthians 9:22 on Humility
Illustration of 2 Corinthians 11:30 on Humility
Illustration of Romans 12:16 on Humility
Illustration of Isaiah 57:15 on Humility
Illustration of Proverbs 16:19 on Humility
Illustration of Luke 9:23 on Humility
Illustration of Matthew 10:38-39 on Humility
Illustration of Micah 6:8 on Humility
Illustration of Mark 9:35 on Humility
Illustration of Ephesians 4:2 on Humility
Illustration of Psalm 95:6-7 on Humility