26 Biblical Quotes on the Blessing of Humility

By Gary Rohrmayer

The subject of humilty has been prominent in my mind lately.  I have come to a deeper understanding that ultimately humility is a gift of grace.  May the truth of God's word wash over your soul and illuminate your minds as you meditate on blessings of true humility.

"He mocks proud mockers but shows favor to the humble and oppressed." -
Proverbs 3:34

"Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls." -Matthew 11:29 

"For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with victory." - Psalm 149:4 

"The Lord sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground." - Psalm 147:6

 "I put on sackcloth and humbled myself with fasting. When my prayers returned to me unanswered." - Psalm 35:13

"He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way." - Psalm 25:9

"Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, you who do what he commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility." - Zephaniah 2:3

"Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor." - Proverbs 18:12

“But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.” - Psalm 37:11

“But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” - James 4:6

“These are the ones I look on with favor: those who are humble and contrite in spirit, and who tremble at my word." - Isaiah 66:2

"For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted." - Matthew 23:12

"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love." - Ephesians 4:2

"Once more the humble will rejoice in the Lord; the needy will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel." -
Isaiah 29:19 

"Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position." - James 1:9 

"But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” - James 4:6

"Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up." - James 4:10

"Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble." -
I Peter 3:8

"All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another." - I Peter 5:5

"Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time." - 1 Peter 5:6

"Humility is the fear of the Lord; its wages are riches and honor and life." - Proverbs 22:4

"When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom." - Proverbs 11:2 

“Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honor.” - Proverbs 15:33

"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves." - Philippians 2:3 

“Who is wise ... among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.”  - James 3:13

"Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility..." - Colossians 3:12



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