Who Was The Most Prideful Man In The Bible?
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Who Was The Most Prideful Man In The Bible?


Pride is a major theme in the Bible. It is often seen as a negative trait to have, but it can also lead to great accomplishments. The Bible is filled with stories of both prideful and humble people, and each has a unique and fascinating story. In this blog, we will explore who was the most prideful man in the Bible and why.

Who Was The Most Prideful Man In The Bible?

The Life of Lucifer

The most prideful person in the Bible is Lucifer, also known as Satan. He was the highest angel in heaven and was given the position of “Light-Bearer” by God. Lucifer was granted authority over the other angels and was considered to be the most beautiful and powerful of all of them.

However, Lucifer was not content with his position. He became proud and wanted to be equal to God, so he rebelled against Him. God then cast Lucifer out of heaven and cursed him for his pride. After that, he became known as Satan, the prince of darkness.

The Prideful King Nebuchadnezzar

The second most prideful man in the Bible is King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. He was an incredibly powerful and wealthy king who built great monuments and expanded his empire. He was so proud of the accomplishments that he thought he was invincible and that no one could defeat him.

However, God chose to humble Nebuchadnezzar and punish him for his pride. God sent an angel to put Nebuchadnezzar in a trance and make him forget who he was. When he awoke, he was a humbled man who praised God and recognized that all power comes from Him.

The Story of Pharaoh

The third most prideful man in the Bible is Pharaoh, the ruler of Egypt. He was a powerful ruler who enslaved the Israelites and refused to let them go, despite God’s warnings. Pharaoh believed he was the most powerful man in the world and that nothing could stop him from doing whatever he wanted.

However, God sent ten plagues to show Pharaoh that He was the only one with true power. Despite the plagues, Pharaoh still refused to let the Israelites go, and as a result, God destroyed him and his empire.

Pride’s Downfall

The Bible is full of stories of people who have been brought low because of their pride. Whether it’s Lucifer, Nebuchadnezzar, or Pharaoh, they all faced the same fate: they were humbled by God, and their pride was punished.

The Bible teaches us that pride is a major sin and that we should strive to be humble and recognize God’s power. We should also remember that pride always leads to downfall and should be avoided at all costs.


It is clear that Lucifer was the most prideful person in the Bible. His pride led to his downfall, and he was punished for it. We can learn from his example and remember that pride is a sin and can lead to our own downfall. So let us strive to be humble and recognize God’s power instead of being prideful.

Pastor Duke Taber
Pastor Duke Taber

Pastor Duke Taber

All articles have been written or reviewed by Pastor Duke Taber.
Pastor Duke Taber is an alumnus of Life Pacific University and Multnomah Biblical Seminary.
He has been in pastoral ministry since 1988.
Today he is the owner and managing editor of 3 successful Christian websites that support missionaries around the world.
He is currently starting a brand new church in Mesquite NV called Mesquite Worship Center, a Non-Denominational Spirit Filled Christian church in Mesquite Nevada.