Scriptures on "Conceit"
If anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself. (Galatians 6:3)
If you have played the fool and exalted yourself, or if you have planned evil, clap your hand over your mouth! (Proverbs 30:32)
It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor. (Proverbs 25:27)
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 12:3)
For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
(2 Corinthians 10:18)
Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. (Galatians 5:25-26)
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God. (John 12:43) Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. (Proverbs 3:7)
For in his own eyes he flatters himself too much to detect or hate his sin. (Psalm 36:2)
Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited. (Romans 12:16)
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