8805 pride, results of

8805 pride, results of

The real nature of pride can be seen in the fact that it leads to many other evils and ends in destruction.

Pride leads to other forms of evil

Self-deception Gal 6:3 See also Dt 8:17-18; Isa 16:6; Isa 47:10; Jer 49:16 pp Ob 3; 1Co 8:2; 1Ti 6:3-4

Spiritual blindness Jer 43:2 See also Dt 8:14; Ne 9:16,29

A hard heart Ps 36:2 See also Ps 10:3; Ps 52:1; Da 5:20

A malicious spirit Ps 119:85 See also Ps 73:8; Ps 140:5

Contempt for others Ps 123:4 See also Ps 119:51; Pr 21:24

Quarrelling Pr 13:10

Violence Ps 73:6 See also Est 3:5-6; Ps 86:14

Injustice Ps 119:78 See also Ps 56:2

Oppression Ps 10:2 See also Ps 119:122; Hab 2:4-5

Contempt for God Ps 10:4 See also 2Ki 19:22

Pride may be accompanied by temporary prosperity

Ps 73:3 See also Ps 10:5

Pride ends in disaster

Pr 16:5,18 See also 2Sa 22:28 pp Ps 18:27; Job 40:11-12; Ps 31:23; Ps 101:5; Pr 11:2; Pr 15:25; Pr 26:12; Pr 29:23; Isa 2:11-12,17; Isa 13:11; Isa 26:5; Zep 3:11; Mal 4:1; Lk 1:51-52; 1Ti 3:6

Examples of the proud being humbled

Pharaoh: Ex 14:28; Ne 9:10
2Ch 26:16 Uzziah The king of Assyria: 2Ch 32:21; Isa 10:12,16
2Ch 32:25 Hezekiah; Est 7:10 Haman; Isa 3:16-17 the women of Zion The king of Babylon: Isa 13:19; Isa 14:11-15
Isa 23:9; Isa 25:10-12 Moab; Isa 28:1-3 Samaria Babylon: Isa 47:10-11; Jer 50:31-32 Judah and Jerusalem: Jer 13:9; Eze 7:24
Eze 16:49-50 Sodom The king of Tyre: Eze 28:5-9,17 Egypt: Eze 30:6; Eze 32:12
Da 4:30-33 Nebuchadnezzar; Da 5:30 Belshazzar; Am 6:8; Zep 2:15 Nineveh; Zec 9:6; Zec 10:11 Assyria; Mt 11:23 Capernaum; Ac 12:21-23 Herod; Rev 18:7-8 Babylon the Great

See also

5575talk, idle
5848exaggeration
5879humiliation
8213confidence
8478self-examination
8710atheism
8782mockery
8801presumption
8823self-righteousness

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