100 Bible Verses about Haughty Eyes

Proverbs 6:16-19 ESV / 38 helpful votes

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.

Proverbs 21:4 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.

Proverbs 27:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Proverbs 18:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Before destruction a man's heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.

Proverbs 21:1-31 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will. Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart. To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin. The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty. ...

Psalm 131:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. 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.

James 4:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Isaiah 3:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Lord said: Because the daughters of Zion are haughty and walk with outstretched necks, glancing wantonly with their eyes, mincing along as they go, tinkling with their feet,

Proverbs 16:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 11:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.

Proverbs 26:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 8:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.

Proverbs 6:1-35 ESV / 9 helpful votes

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, if you are snared in the words of your mouth, caught in the words of your mouth, then do this, my son, and save yourself, for you have come into the hand of your neighbor: go, hasten, and plead urgently with your neighbor. Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber; save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler. ...

Proverbs 6:16-17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

James 3:17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

Ephesians 5:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For behold, the Lord God of hosts is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah support and supply, all support of bread, and all support of water; the mighty man and the soldier, the judge and the prophet, the diviner and the elder, the captain of fifty and the man of rank, the counselor and the skillful magician and the expert in charms. And I will make boys their princes, and infants shall rule over them. And the people will oppress one another, every one his fellow and every one his neighbor; the youth will be insolent to the elder, and the despised to the honorable. ...

Isaiah 2:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The haughty looks of man shall be brought low, and the lofty pride of men shall be humbled, and the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.

Proverbs 15:33 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.

Proverbs 13:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is wisdom.

Proverbs 6:17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Psalm 101:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Whoever slanders his neighbor secretly I will destroy. Whoever has a haughty look and an arrogant heart I will not endure.

Proverbs 21:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Scoffer” is the name of the arrogant, haughty man who acts with arrogant pride.

Proverbs 5:1-23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge. For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil, but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to Sheol; ...

Proverbs 3:1-35 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. ...

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

1 Corinthians 7:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.”

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Romans 12:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

Zephaniah 3:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“On that day you shall not be put to shame because of the deeds by which you have rebelled against me; for then I will remove from your midst your proudly exultant ones, and you shall no longer be haughty in my holy mountain.

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Proverbs 18:1-24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment. A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion. When wickedness comes, contempt comes also, and with dishonor comes disgrace. The words of a man's mouth are deep waters; the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook. It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the righteous of justice. ...

Proverbs 16:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 2:1-22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. ...

Psalm 10:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, “There is no God.”

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

John 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 5:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Isaiah 66:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the Lord. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.

Isaiah 10:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When the Lord has finished all his work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, he will punish the speech of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the boastful look in his eyes.

Isaiah 5:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Man is humbled, and each one is brought low, and the eyes of the haughty are brought low.

Proverbs 29:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

One's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

Proverbs 28:1-28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion. When a land transgresses, it has many rulers, but with a man of understanding and knowledge, its stability will long continue. A poor man who oppresses the poor is a beating rain that leaves no food. Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law strive against them. Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it completely. ...

Proverbs 22:1-29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all. The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it. The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life. Thorns and snares are in the way of the crooked; whoever guards his soul will keep far from them. ...

Proverbs 19:1-29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool. Desire without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way. When a man's folly brings his way to ruin, his heart rages against the Lord. Wealth brings many new friends, but a poor man is deserted by his friend. A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape. ...

Proverbs 16:1-33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. ...

Proverbs 11:1-31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight. When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom. The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them. Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. The righteousness of the blameless keeps his way straight, but the wicked falls by his own wickedness. ...

Proverbs 4:1-27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. ...

Proverbs 1:1-33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, ...

Psalm 138:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For though the Lord is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar.

Psalm 18:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For you save a humble people, but the haughty eyes you bring down.

Psalm 11:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence.

Leviticus 18:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

Exodus 20:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You shall not murder.

Revelation 22:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Outside are the dogs and sorcerers and the sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

1 John 2:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.

2 Timothy 3:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Romans 12:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

John 8:44 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Luke 1:41 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,

Obadiah 1:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rock, in your lofty dwelling, who say in your heart, “Who will bring me down to the ground?”

Ezekiel 16:50 ESV / 3 helpful votes

They were haughty and did an abomination before me. So I removed them, when I saw it.

Isaiah 24:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The earth mourns and withers; the world languishes and withers; the highest people of the earth languish.

Isaiah 13:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I will punish the world for its evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; I will put an end to the pomp of the arrogant, and lay low the pompous pride of the ruthless.

Isaiah 5:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!

Isaiah 2:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the haughtiness of man shall be humbled, and the lofty pride of men shall be brought low, and the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.

Proverbs 30:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

There are those—how lofty are their eyes, how high their eyelids lift!

Proverbs 26:1-28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool. Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, a curse that is causeless does not alight. A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools. Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes. ...

Proverbs 24:1-34 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be not envious of evil men, nor desire to be with them, for their hearts devise violence, and their lips talk of trouble. By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches. A wise man is full of strength, and a man of knowledge enhances his might, ...

Proverbs 16:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Proverbs 15:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.

Proverbs 15:1-33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good. A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit. A fool despises his father's instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is prudent. ...

Proverbs 14:1-35 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down. Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them. Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox. A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies. ...

Proverbs 13:1-25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke. From the fruit of his mouth a man eats what is good, but the desire of the treacherous is for violence. Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied. The righteous hates falsehood, but the wicked brings shame and disgrace. ...

Proverbs 12:1-28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid. A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of evil devices he condemns. No one is established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will never be moved. An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones. The thoughts of the righteous are just; the counsels of the wicked are deceitful. ...

Proverbs 10:1-32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother. Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death. The Lord does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame. ...

Proverbs 8:1-36 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Does not wisdom call? Does not understanding raise her voice? On the heights beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand; beside the gates in front of the town, at the entrance of the portals she cries aloud: “To you, O men, I call, and my cry is to the children of man. O simple ones, learn prudence; O fools, learn sense. ...

Proverbs 6:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.

Proverbs 5:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to Sheol;

Proverbs 4:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight.

Psalm 120:2-3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue. What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue?

Psalm 5:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The boastful shall not stand before your eyes; you hate all evildoers.

2 Samuel 22:28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You save a humble people, but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them down.

Revelation 21:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

Revelation 1:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

1 John 1:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

2 Peter 2:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For, speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely escaping from those who live in error.

2 Peter 2:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

They have eyes full of adultery, insatiable for sin. They entice unsteady souls. They have hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!

1 Peter 5:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.

2 Timothy 3:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.

1 Timothy 3:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He must not be a recent convert, or he may become puffed up with conceit and fall into the condemnation of the devil.

2 Thessalonians 2:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.

Ephesians 5:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore do not become partners with them;

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

Galatians 6:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But let each one test his own work, and then his reason to boast will be in himself alone and not in his neighbor.

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