THE BIBLICAL TOPIC OF CONCEIT!!
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess.
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: