Building Godly Character Traits: Humble

Character Trait: Humble

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Building Godly Character Traits

Understand that the word of the Lord is complete in every way.  Therefore I will not add to it.  The verses come straight from the King James Bible, while the definition will be taken from the Strong’s Concordance.

Strong’s Concordance Definition: “Humble”

to be afflicted, be bowed down, to humbled, be meek

Scripture Reference:

Proverbs 15:33  The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

Proverbs 16:19  Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Proverbs 22:4  By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life.

Proverbs 29:23  A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Matthew 18:4  Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

James 4:6  But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

1Peter 5:5  Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
1Peter 5:6  Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:


Please feel free to add verses that will edify us all in the Lord.

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Tati Moli

Tati is a Christian who's always working towards perfection in Christ Jesus. She is married to her high school sweetheart and together the Lord has blessed them with 6 lively children. She loves learning new topics as she homeschools her "sixlets". Tati is passionate about the role as a mother and wife. In her spare time she assist pregnant women in her role as a doula. She writes about faith, family, homeschooling and more on her blog All Moms4 Jesus.

2 thoughts on “Building Godly Character Traits: Humble

  1. Ephesians 4:1-3 comes to mind for me. The King James uses “lowliness and meekness” but the idea is the same. In the NASB it is:
    4 Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, 3 being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

    Thank you for sharing these verses!

    • Jessica thank you so much for adding. Yes, Ephesians 4 is a perfect fit for this study as well. Actually there are many little “golden nuggets” in Ephesians.

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