Proverbs 16:18; Proverbs 18:12; Proverbs 29:23; Daniel 4:30–31

18  mPride goes before destruction,

and a haughty spirit before a fall.

12  mBefore destruction a man’s heart is haughty,

but nhumility comes before honor.

23  eOne’s pride will bring him low,

fbut he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

30 and the king answered and said, jIs not this great Babylon, which I have built by kmy mighty power as a royal residence and for kthe glory of my majesty? 31 lWhile the words were still in the king’s mouth, there fell a voice from heaven, O King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is spoken: The kingdom has departed from you,