Proverbs 21:4

4 1Haughty eyes and a proud heart, 2the lamp[a] of the wicked, are sin.

Proverbs 21:4 In-Context

2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart.
3 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.
5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.
6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. See Proverbs 6:17; Psalms 101:5
  • 2. 1 Kings 11:36

Footnotes 1

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