–adjective 1. not proud or arrogant; modest: to be humble although successful. 2. having a feeling of insignificance, inferiority, subservience, etc.: In the presence of so many world-famous writers I felt very humble. 3. low in rank, importance, status, quality, etc.; lowly: of humble origin; a humble home. 4. courteously respectful: In my humble opinion you are wrong. 5. low in height, level, etc.; small in size: a humble member of the galaxy. –verb (used with object) 6. to lower in condition, importance, or dignity; abase. 7. to destroy the independence, power, or will of. 8. to make meek: to humble one's heart.
Matthew 18:4 - Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 23:12 - For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
Psalm 10:17 - You hear, O Lord, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry.
Psalm 9:12 -For he who avenges blood remembers; he does not ignore the cry of the afflicted.
Job 22:29 - When men are brought low and you say, 'Lift them up!' then he will save the downcast.
Proverbs 16:19 - Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.
Proverbs 3:34 - He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.
Proverbs 22:4 - Humility and the fear of the Lord bring wealth and honor and life.
James 4:6 - But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.
I like this quote:
The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself. He has accepted God's estimate of his own life. A.W. Tozer
A Prayer For Humility
Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.
Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.
Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever. Psalm 131:1-3