Humble

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Humble is "having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's own importance." or "of low social, administrative, or political rank."

Synonyms are meek, deferential, respectful, submissive, diffident, self-effacing, unassertive;

5013 ~ταπεινόω~ tapeinoo \@tap-i-no’-o\@ from 5011; v AV-humble 6, abase 5, humble (one’s) self 2, bring low 1; 14

1) to make low, bring low
1a) to level, reduce to a plain
1b) metaph. to bring into a humble condition, reduce to meaner circumstances
1b1) to assign a lower rank or place to
1b2) to abase
1b3) to be ranked below others who are honoured or rewarded
1b4) to humble or abase myself by humble living
1c) to lower, depress
1c1) of one’s soul bring down one’s pride
1c2) to have a modest opinion of one’s self
1c3) to behave in an unassuming manner
1c4) devoid of all haughtiness


Matthew 18:4 Whosoever therefore shall humble <5013> himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 23:12 And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased <5013>; and he that shall humble <5013> himself shall be exalted.
Luke 3:5 Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low <5013>; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth;
Luke 14:11 For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased <5013>; and he that humbleth <5013> himself shall be exalted.
Luke 18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased <5013>; and he that humbleth <5013> himself shall be exalted.
2 Corinthians 11:7 Have I committed an offence in abasing <5013> myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached to you the gospel of God freely?
2 Corinthians 12:21 And lest, when I come again, my God will humble <5013> me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
Philippians 2:8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled <5013> himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
Philippians 4:12 I know both how to be abased <5013>, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
James 4:10 Humble yourselves <5013> in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves <5013> therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: