Conceit
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Jeremiah 9:23
Thus said the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
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Romans 12:16
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
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Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortionists, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
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Isaiah 5:21
Woe to them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
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Proverbs 28:26
He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.
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Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding.
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Proverbs 12:15
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An unduly high opinion of oneself.

2. (n.) Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.

3. (n.) Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.

4. (n.) A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or turn of expression; a fanciful device; a whim; a quip.

5. (n.) An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.

6. (n.) Design; pattern.

7. (v. t.) To conceive; to imagine.

8. (v. i.) To form an idea; to think.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONCEIT

kon-set': An idiomatic rendering of a phrase, phronimoi en heautois, in Romans 11:25; Romans 12:16; meaning literally, "wise with one's self," i.e. "in one's own opinion," or, as in parallel Old Testament passages (Proverbs 26:5, 12 the Revised Version, margin), "in his own eyes" (Hebrew `ayin).

Greek
2754. kenodoxia -- vainglory
... 2755 (). Word Origin from kenodoxos Definition vainglory NASB Word Usage empty
conceit (1). vainglory, vanity, conceit. From kenodoxos ...
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2755. kenodoxos -- vainglorious
... 2755 (from 2756 , "empty" and 1391 , "glory") -- properly, empty glory, ie driven
by personal " of grandeur"; "groundless conceit" (); boasting "where there is ...
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3053. logismos -- a reasoning, a thought
... imagination, thought. From logizomai; computation, ie (figuratively) reasoning
(conscience, conceit) -- imagination, thought. see GREEK logizomai. ...
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5187. tuphoo -- to be conceited, foolish
... From a derivative of tupho; to envelop with smoke, ie (figuratively) to inflate
with self-conceit -- high-minded, be lifted up with pride, be proud. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4906. maskith -- a showpiece, figure, imagination
... 1), imaginations (1), settings (1). conceit, imagery, picture, wish. From
the same as Sekuw; a figure (carved on stone, the wall, or ...
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5869. ayin -- an eye
... affliction, outward appearance, before, think best, color, conceit, be content.
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively ...
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Library

A Short Conceit of the Work of this Book, Treated by Question.
... HERE BEGINNETH THE SIXTH CHAPTER A short conceit of the work of this book, treated
by question. A short conceit of the work of this book, treated by question. ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the sixth chapter.htm

Self-Conceit. September 12.
... Self-Conceit. September 12. Self-conceit is the very daughter of self-will,
and of that loud crying out about I, and me, and mine ...
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There is no Reason for Self-Conceit.
... Chapter XXXIX."There is no reason for self-conceit. Foolish and inconsiderate
men, who have neither wisdom [170] nor instruction ...
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There is no Reason for Self-Conceit.
... The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians. Chapter XXXIX."There
is No Reason for Self-Conceit. Foolish and inconsiderate ...
/.../keith/the epistles of clement/chapter xxxix there is no reason.htm

'Love Buildeth Up'
... It is a strange, sad result of superior intelligence or acquirements, that it so
often leads to conceit, to a false estimate of the worth and power of knowing ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/love buildeth up.htm

Prayer and Humility
... In humility there is the total absence of pride, and it is at the very farthest
distance from anything like self-conceit. There is no self-praise in humility. ...
/.../bounds/the essentials of prayer/ii prayer and humility.htm

The Loftiness of Humility
... That may seem a strange saying, considering that self-conceit is the vice of all
others to which man is most given; the first sin, and the last sin, and that ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xx the loftiness of.htm

Two Fortresses
... is safe.11. The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall
in his own conceit'"Proverbs 18:10,11. The mere reading ...
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The Pietist and the Perfectionist.
... What is more conducive to spiritual pride than the conceit of an ever-advancing
holiness? Is not holiness the highest and most glorious attainment? ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xi the pietist and the.htm

The Hindrances to Mourning
... 3 A conceit that this mourning will make us melancholy: we shall drown all our joy
in our tears. But this is a mistake. ... 6 A conceit of the smallness of sin. ...
/.../the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/9 the hindrances to mourning.htm

Thesaurus
Conceit (14 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) An unduly high opinion of oneself. 2. (n.) Faculty of conceiving ideas;
mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit. ...CONCEIT. ...
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Self-conceit (1 Occurrence)
Self-conceit. Self-complacency, Self-conceit. Self-condemned . ... (n.) Conceit
of one's self; an overweening opinion of one's powers or endowments. ...
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Conceited (14 Occurrences)
... Romans 12:16 of the same mind one toward another, not minding the high things, but
with the lowly going along; become not wise in your own conceit; (See RSV NIV ...
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Vanity (100 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) An inflation of mind upon slight grounds; empty pride inspired by an
overweening conceit of one's personal attainments or decorations; an excessive ...
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Overflow (43 Occurrences)
... upon me. (KJV DBY WBS YLT NAS). Psalms 73:7 Their eyes bulge with fat. Their
minds pass the limits of conceit. (See RSV). Psalms 78 ...
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Opinion (91 Occurrences)
... many are deceived by their own vain opinion" (hupolepsis, "a taking up," "a hasty
judgment"), the Revised Version (British and American) The conceit of many ...
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Overweening (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous;
conceited. 2. (n.) Conceit; arrogance. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Lofty (44 Occurrences)
... The second is found only in Jeremiah 48:29, where the loftiness of Moab
also means his haughtiness, his groundless self-conceit. ...
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Loftily (4 Occurrences)
... The second is found only in Jeremiah 48:29, where the loftiness of Moab
also means his haughtiness, his groundless self-conceit. ...
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Loftiness (10 Occurrences)
... The second is found only in Jeremiah 48:29, where the loftiness of Moab
also means his haughtiness, his groundless self-conceit. ...
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Bible Concordance
Conceit (14 Occurrences)

Romans 12:16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Don't set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don't be wise in your own conceits.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Philippians 2:3 doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 3:6 not a new convert, lest having been puffed up he may fall to a judgment of the devil;
(See NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 6:4 he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions,
(Root in WEB NAS RSV NIV)

2 Timothy 3:4 traitors, headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
(Root in WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Job 37:24 Therefore men revere him. He doesn't regard any who are wise of heart."
(See RSV)

Psalms 73:7 Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.
(WEB NIV)

Proverbs 18:11 The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
(KJV JPS WBS)

Proverbs 26:5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
(KJV ASV WBS)

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

Proverbs 26:16 The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
(KJV ASV WBS)

Proverbs 28:11 The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
(KJV ASV WBS)

Isaiah 16:6 We have had word of the pride of Moab, how great it is; how he is lifted up in pride and passion: his high words about himself are false.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 48:29 We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; his loftiness, and his pride, and his arrogance, and the haughtiness of his heart.
(See NIV)

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Conceit

Conceit: General Scriptures Concerning

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Conceited (14 Occurrences)

Vanity (100 Occurrences)

Overflow (43 Occurrences)

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Lofty (44 Occurrences)

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Loftiness (10 Occurrences)

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