5879 humiliation

5879 humiliation

The act of being put to shame, often in a public manner. Jesus Christ was humiliated through his suffering, degradation and execution. Believers may expect to suffer humiliation on account of their faith.

Examples of humiliation

David’s men at the hands of Hanun 2Sa 10:4-5 pp 1Ch 19:4-5

Michal, by David’s dancing 2Sa 6:14,20-22

Joab and his men, by David’s seemingly inappropriate mourning 2Sa 19:5-6

Haman, by his death on the gallows prepared for Mordecai Est 6:11-12; Est 7:10

Job Job 19:5

Peter, by his denial of Jesus Christ Mt 26:69-75 pp Mk 14:66-72 pp Lk 22:55-62 pp Jn 18:16-18 pp Jn 18:25-27

Warnings against presumption Pr 25:7; Lk 14:7-11; 1Co 10:12

People are often humiliated as a punishment for sin

Ob 8-10 See also 2Ki 19:28; Ezr 9:7; Ps 35:26; Isa 13:11; Isa 22:19; Isa 25:11; Isa 26:5; Jer 15:9; Jer 23:40; Jer 31:19; Jer 49:16; Eze 28:8; Mal 2:9

Jesus Christ suffered humiliation

Jesus Christ’s humiliation prophesied in the OT Isa 53:9,12 See also Isa 50:6; Isa 52:14; Isa 53:2-4; Ac 8:32-33; Isa 53:7-8

Jesus Christ’s humiliation in his incarnation Php 2:6-8 See also 2Co 8:9

Jesus Christ’s humilation in his humble birth Lk 2:7

Jesus Christ’s humiliation through the words of others Mt 9:34; Mt 11:19 pp Lk 7:34; Mk 3:21; Jn 7:20; Jn 9:16

Jesus Christ’s humiliation through the actions of others Lk 4:28-29; Lk 7:44-46

Jesus Christ’s humiliation at his trials Mk 14:55-65; Mt 27:27-31 See also Mt 26:59-68 pp Jn 18:19-24; Mt 27:26 pp Mk 15:15 pp Lk 23:25 pp Jn 19:16 pp Mk 15:16-20 pp Jn 19:1-3; Lk 23:9-11

Jesus Christ’s humiliation at his crucifixion Lk 23:33-43 See also Gal 3:13; Dt 21:23; Lk 22:37; Isa 53:12; Mt 27:33-44 pp Mk 15:22-32 pp Jn 19:17-24

Believers should be prepared to suffer humiliation from unbelievers

2Ti 3:12 See also Mt 5:11; Mt 10:17-18; Jn 15:20; Jn 16:2; Php 1:28-30; 1Th 1:6; Heb 10:33-34; 1Pe 2:19-21; Rev 2:10

Believers are not to humiliate others

Jas 2:2-4 See also Mt 5:22; Mt 7:4-5; 1Co 11:20-22

See also

2570Christ, suffering
5169nakedness
5180shaving
5281crucifixion
5560suffering
5843embarrassment
5947shame
6240rape
8754fear
8782mockery
8794persecution
8815ridicule

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