A person consumed with vanity is self-absorbed and preoccupied with his or her own opinions, issues, and desires. Vanity played a role in the first sin that occurred in the Garden of Eden, and continues to be the root of most sin even today. Here are the top 21 Bible verses about vanity.
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Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!
- Isaiah 5:21
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
- Proverbs 27:2
Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
- 1 Corinthians 3:18
Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
- Proverbs 26:12
Before destruction a man’s heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
- Proverbs 18:12
Talk no more so very proudly, let not arrogance come from your mouth; for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
- 1 Samuel 2:3
If you have been foolish, exalting yourself, or if you have been devising evil, put your hand on your mouth.
- Proverbs 30:32
For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it?
- 1 Corinthians 4:7
O LORD, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me.
- Psalm 131:1
Whoever slanders his neighbor secretly I will destroy. Whoever has a haughty look and an arrogant heart I will not endure.
- Psalm 101:5
Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the LORD; be assured, he will not go unpunished.
- Proverbs 16:5
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
- James 4:6
One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.
- Proverbs 29:23
For though the LORD is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar.
- Psalm 138:6
The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.
- Proverbs 10:8
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.
- Romans 12:16
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
- Proverbs 16:18
Look on everyone who is proud and bring him low and tread down the wicked where they stand.
- Job 40:12
Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.
- Proverbs 21:4
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
- Philippians 2:3
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant
- 1 Corinthians 13:4
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