Bible Verses About Comparison

Galatians 6:4:

“But let each one test his own work, and then his reason to boast will be in himself alone and not in his neighbor.”

2 Corinthians 10:12:

“Not that we dare to classify or compare ourselves with some of those who are commending themselves. But when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are without understanding.”

Philippians 2:3:

“Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.”

James 3:16:

“For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.”

Proverbs 14:30:

“A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.”

1 Corinthians 3:3:

“For you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way?”

James 4:2:

“You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.”

Proverbs 4:23:

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.”

Matthew 7:3:

“Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?”

Luke 6:37:

“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;”

Romans 12:2:

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

Romans 12:16:

“Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.”

Proverbs 17:5:

“Whoever mocks the poor insults his Maker; he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.”

Proverbs 27:4:

“Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?”

Galatians 5:26:

“Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.”

Philippians 1:15:

“Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will.”

Proverbs 14:10:

“The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger shares its joy.”

1 Timothy 6:4:

“He is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, slander, evil suspicions,”

2 Corinthians 5:12:

“We are not commending ourselves to you again but giving you cause to boast about us, so that you may be able to answer those who boast about outward appearance and not about what is in the heart.”

Proverbs 23:17:

“Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the fear of the Lord all the day.”

Romans 14:13:

“Therefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother.”

Philippians 1:14:

“And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord by my imprisonment, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.”

1 Corinthians 4:6:

“I have applied all these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, brothers, that you may learn by us not to go beyond what is written, that none of you may be puffed up in favor of one against another.”

James 3:14:

“But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.”

Proverbs 14:1:

“The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.”

2 Corinthians 12:20:

“For I fear that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I wish, and that you may find me not as you wish—that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, anger, hostility, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder.”

Philippians 2:14:

“Do all things without grumbling or disputing,”

1 Peter 2:1:

“So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.”

Philippians 4:8:

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”

1 Corinthians 10:12:

“Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall.”