30 Bible Verses about Humility and Meekness

Bible Verses about Humility and Meekness – English Standard Version (ESV).

2 Chronicles 7:14

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land (2 Chr 7:14).

Psalm 10:17

O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear (Ps 10:17).

Psalm 25:9

He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way (Ps 25:9).

Psalm 34:2

My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad (Ps 34:2).

Psalm 37:11

But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace (Ps 37:11).

Psalm 138:6

For though the Lord is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar (Ps 138:6).

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom (Pr 11:2).

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor (Pr 15:33).

Proverbs 16:19

It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud (Pr 16:19).

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction a man’s heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor (Pr 18:12).

Proverbs 22:4

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life (Pr 22:4).

Proverbs 29:23

One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor (Pr 29:23).

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of the contrite (Is 57:15).

Isaiah 66:2

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 (Is 66:2).

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, who do his just commands; seek righteousness; seek humility; perhaps you may be hidden on the day of the anger of the Lord (Zeph 2:3).

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (Mt 5:3).

Matthew 5:5

Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth (Mt 5:5).

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls (Mt 11:29).

Matthew 23:12

Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted (Mt 23:12).

Luke 1:52

He has brought down the mighty from their thrones and exalted those of humble estate (Lk 1:52).

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted (Lk 14:11).

Luke 22:26

But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves (Lk 22:26).

Romans 12:16

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight (Rom 12:16).

Ephesians 4:2

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love (Eph 4:2).

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves (Phil 2:3).

Colossians 3:12

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience (Col 3:12).

James 1:21

Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls (Jam 1:21).

James 4:6

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

James 4:10

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you (Jam 4:10).

1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you (1 Pe 5:6).

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