What The Bible Says About Self Righteousness

Self-Righteousness

Surely thy hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words, saying, I am clean without transgression, I am innocent; neither is there iniquity in me.
Job 33:8,9

Thinkest thou this to be right, that thou saidst, My righteousness is more than God’s?
Job 35:2

Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Isaiah 5:21

Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.
Job 35:13

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Proverbs 26:12

For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
Galations 6:3

But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.
2 Corinthians 10:17,18

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Proverbs 27:2

Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.
John 9:41

But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousness are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
Isaiah 64:6

He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the Lord shal be made fat. He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Proverbs 28:25,26

And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 16:15

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