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XLI. Pride against God. Exod. xviii. 11. The Lord is greater than all gods, for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them. Compare Exod. ix. 17.

Ps. x. 4. The wicked through the pride of his countenance will not seek after God, God is not in all his thoughts. See Jer. xliij, 2. lxxiii. 6. The pride of the wicked compasseth them about as a chain.

Ver. 9. They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

Ver. 11. They say, how doth God know, and is there knowledge in the Most High?

Ver. 18. Thou castedst them down.

cxix. 21. Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments. Isa. xiv. 4 to 24. See the pride and fall of Babylon.

XLII. Pride against men. Ps. x. 2. The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor.

xvii. 10. With their mouth they speak proudly.

Ver. 11. They have compassed us in our steps.

lxxxvi. 4. O God, the proud are risen against me. Ver. 17.
cxix. 51. The proud have had me greatly in derision.
Ver. 69. They forged a lie against me. Ver. 78, 122.
Ver. 85. They have digged a pit for me. Ps. cxl. 5.
cxxiii. 4. Our soul is filled with the contempt of the proud.
Prov. xxi. 24. He dealeth in proud wrath.

xxviii. 25. The proud in heart stirreth up strife. Ch. xiii. 10. XLIII. Spiritual pride-they seem righteous. Deut. ix. 4. Speak not in thine heart, saying, for my righteousness the Lord brought me in to possess this land.

2 Kings x. 16. Come see my zeal for the Lord said Jehu.

Isa. Ixv. 3. A people that provoketh me to anger continually.

Ver. 5. Say, stand by thyself, come not near to me, for I am holier than thou, these are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.

Luke xviii. 9. They trust in themselves that they are righteous and despise others.

Ver. 11. The Pharisee said, God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this Publican:

Ver. 12. I fast twice in the week, I pay tythes of all that I possess, &c.

Rom. x. 3. Being ignorant of God's righteousness, they go about to establish their own righteousness.

1 Cor. x. 12. They think they stand, but should take heed lest they fall.

XLIV. They are proud of their supposed wisdom and knowledge. Job xii. 2. No doubt ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

xv. 8. Dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself.


Jer. viii. 8. How say ye we are wise, and the law of God is with us?

1 Cor. iii. 18. They deceive themselves, they seem to be wise, iv. 6. They are puffed up. Ver. 8. They are full, they are rich, they reign as kings without instructors.

viii. 1. Their knowledge puffeth them up.

Ver. 2. If they think they know any thing, they know nothing, as they ought to know.

2 Cor. x. 12. They commend themselves; but they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

Ver. 13. They boast themselves without their measure.

1 Tim. vi. 4, 5. Proud knowing nothing, doting about questions, &c. 2 Tim. iii. 2.

Rev. iii. 17. They know not that they are poor and miserable, and wretched, and blind and naked. See Corah and his company. Numb. xvi. 3.

XLV. The proud seek honour from men. Prov. xxv. 6, 7. They put hemselves in the place of great men.

Matt. xxiii. 6. They chuse the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues. Luke xiv. 7.

Ver. 7. They love to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

John v. 44. They seek honour of men, and not the honour that cometh from God only.

xii. 43. They love the praise of men more than the praise of God. See instances. Haman. Esther iii. 5..—v. 5, &c. And Naaman the Assyrian. 2 Kings v. 11 to 15.

XLVI. Threats and prayers againt the proud. Sam. ii. 3. Talk no more so exceeding proudly, let not arrogancy come out of your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. Job ix. 13. If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.

xxvi. 12. By his understanding he smiteth through the proud. Ps. xii. 3. The Lord shall cut off the tongue that speaketh proud things. Ps. xxxi. 18.—xl. 4.—xvii. 13.

xxxi. 23. The Lord plentifully rewardeth the proud doer. xxxvi. 11. Let not the foot of pride come against me.

lix. 12. Let them be taken in their pride.

xciv. 2. Lift up thyself, thou Judge of the earth, render a reward to the proud. Luke i. 51.

cxxxviii. 6. The proud the Lord knoweth afar off.

Prov. viii. 13. Wisdom saith, pride and arrogancy do I hate. Ch.

vi. 16, 17.

xvi. 5. Every one that is proud is an abomination to the Lord. Ver. 18. Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Ch. xi. 2. When pride cometh, then cometh shame, but with the lowly is wisdom.

xxi. 4. An high look, a proud heart, and the ploughing of the wick

ed is sin.

xxix. 23. A man's pride shall bring him low.

Isa. ii. 11. The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall he bowed down, and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isa. ii. 12. For the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up, and he shall be brought low. Ch. v. 15, 16.-xxvi. 5.

xiii. 11. I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

xxiii. 9. The Lord hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory. Isa. xxv, 11. He shall bring down their pride.

xxvii. 1. Woe to the crown of pride.

Jer. xiii. 15. Hear ye and give ear, be not proud for the Lord hath spoken.

Ver. 16. Give glory to the Lord your God before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains. Ver. 18. Dan. iv. 37. Those that walk in pride, he is able to abase.

Zeph. ii. 10. This shall they have for their pride.

Ver. 11. The Lord will be terrible unto them.

Mark vii. 22. Out of the heart proceed pride, foolishness, and these defile the man. Ver. 23.

Rom. i. 28. God gave them over to a reprobate mind who did not like to retain God in their knowledge.

Ver. 29. Being filled with all unrighteousness.

Ver. 30. Proud, boasters, &c.

1 John ii. 16. The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye, and the pride of life, is not of the Father but is of the world.


XLVII. Arrogancy. 1 Sam. ii. 3. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth.

Prov. viii. 13. Pride and arrogancy and the evil way do I hate, saith wisdom.

Isa. xiii. 11. I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, saith the Lord.


XLVIII. Loftiness. Ps. Ixxiii. 8. The wicked speak loftily. Prov. xxx. 13.

Ver. 18. Thou castedst them down to destruction. cxxxi. 1. Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty.


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XLIX. Haughty. 2 Sam. xxii, 28. Thine eyes are upon ty, that thou mayst bring them down. Ezek. xvi. 50. Prov. xviii. 12. Before destruction the heart of man is haughty. Ch. xvi. 8.

Isa. iii. 16. Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks,

Ver. 17. The Lord will smite them with a scab, &c.

Isa. xiii. 11. I will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.
Zeph. iii. 11. Thou shalt no more be haughty. Mic. ii. 3.

L. Exalting one self. Ps. lxvi. 7. Let not the rebellious exalt themGelves. Ps. cxl. 8.


Prov. xvii. 19. He that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction. Matt. xxiii. 12. Whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased. Luke xiv. 11.

2 Thess. ii. 4. The man of sin and son of perdition, opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God or is worshipped.

Ver. 8. Whom the Lord will consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming.

LI. Lifting up one's self. Deut. viii. 11, 14. Beware thine heart be not lifted up and thou forget the Lord thy God. Ver. 11, 12, 17. xvii. 18. The king shall write him a copy of the law.

Ver. 19. He shall read therein, that he way learn to fear the Lord his God,

Deut. xvii. 20. That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren. 2 Chron. xxvi. 16. When Uzziah was strong his heart was lifted up to his destruction, for he transgressed against the Lord his God. Ch. xxv. 19, 20.

Ps. lxxxiii. 2. They that hate thee have lifted up the head.

1 Tim. iii. 16. A bishop must not be a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil. See 32. LII. Magnifying one's self. Ps. xxxv. 26. Let them be clothed with shame that magnify themselves. Ps. xxxviii. 16.-lv. 12. Lam. i. 9. LIII. Glorying. Jer. xlix. 4. Wherefore gloriest thou, O backsliding daughter, that trusted in her treasures?

Ver. 5. Behold I will bring a fear upon thee, saith the Lord of hosts, from all that are about thee.

Prov. xxv. 27. For men to search their own glory, is not glory. 1 Cor. i. 27. God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and weak things to confound the mighty.

Ver. 28. And base things and things that are despised, and things that are not, hath God chosen to bring to nought things that are. Ver. 29. That no flesh should glory in his presence.

iii. 21. Let no man glory in men. Ch. v. 2, 6.

iv. 7. Who maketh thee to differ, and what hast thou, that thou didst not receive, now if thou didst receive it, why didst thou glory as if thou hadst not received it?

2 Cor. v. 12. Some glory in appearance.

xi. 18. Many glory after the flesh.

xii. 5. Of myself will I not glory, but in mine infirmities.

Gal. v. 26. Let us not be desirous of vain-glory.

Phil. ii. 3. Let nothing be done through strife and vain-glory.

iii. 19. Some glory, whose glory is their shame.

James iii. 14. Glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Prov. xxvii. 2. Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger and not thine own lips. Ch. xxv. 27. 2 Cor. xii. 5.


LIV. Brasting. 2 Kings xx. 11. Let not him that girdeth on his armour boast himself as he that putteth it off.

Ps. x. 3. The wicked boasteth of his heart's desire. James iii. 5. xlix. 6. They boast themselves of the multitude of their riches. Luke xii. 16 to 20.

Ps. lii. 1. They boast of mischief. Ps. xciv. 4.

Prov. xxvii. 1. Boast not thyself of to-morrow. James iv. 14, 15, 16. Rom. i. 30. The wicked are proud, boasters, &c.

iii. 27. Boasting (against God,) is excluded by the law of faith. Eph. ii. 8, 9. Ye are saved through faith, not of works, lest any man should boast.


LV. Scorning. Ps. i. 1 Blessed is he that sitteth not in the seat of the scornful.

cxxiii. 4. Our soul is filled with the scorning of those that are at


Prov. i. 22. How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity, and the scorners delight in their scornings, and fools hate knowledge? iii. 34. The Lord scorneth the scorners, but he giveth grace to the lowly.

ix. 7. He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself a blot. Ver. 8. Reprove not a scorner lest he hate thee.

Ver. 12. If thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.

xiii. 1. A scorner heareth not rebuke.

xiv. 6. A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not. xv. 12. A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him. xix. 25. Smite a scorner and the simple will beware. Ver. 29. Judgments are prepared for scorners.

xxi. 11. When the scorner is punished the simple is made wise. Ver. 24. Proud and haughty scorner is his name that dealeth in proud wrath.

xxii. 10. Cast out the scorner and contention shall go out, yea strife and reproach shall cease.

xxiv. 9. The scorner is an abomination to men.

xxix. 3. Scornful men bring a city into a snare.

Isa. xxviii. 14. Hear the word of the Lord ye scornful men, that rule this people. Ver. 15, 16.

Hos. vii. 5. The king stretched out his hand with scorners.

LVI. Threats against kings and nations of the foregoing characters of pride, haughtiness, &c.

Pharaoh. Exod. ix. 17. Ch. x. 11, 14, 27. Neh. ix. 10, ìì. Ezek. xxix. 15. Isa. xix. 11.

Assyria. 2 Kings xix. 22 to 36. Compare, Isa. xxxvii. 25.-X. 5 to 17. xiv. 4 to 24. Jer. 1. 29, 31. Ezek. xxxi. 3 to 18. Dan. iv. 30, 31, 32.v. 20. Hab. ii. 4 to 12. Zech. x. 11.

Israel. Neh. ix. 16, 17, 27, 29.. Isa. ix. 8 to 10. Hos. v. 5, 13. -yi. 7.

Judah. Jer, xiii. 9 to 27.

Tyre. Isa. xxiii. 8, 9. Ezek. xxviii. 2 to 18. Zech. ix. 3, 4.
Moab. Isa. xvi. 6 to 16. Jer. xlviii. 26 to 42. Zeph. ii. 8 to 15,
Ammon. Jer. xlix. 16.

Edom. Ezek. xxxv. 13, Obad. Ver. 4, 12, 15.


LVII. Of Marriage. Gen. i. 27. God created man, male and fe male, Matt. xix. 45.

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