Scriptures about Shame

Genesis 3:10
He said, “I heard the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself.”

1 Samuel 2:22
Now Eli was very old; and he heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel, and how they lay with the women who served at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

Proverbs 29:15
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.

Proverbs 3:35
The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor.

1 Samuel 17:26
Then David spoke to the men who were standing by him, saying, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should taunt the armies of the living God?”

Hosea 4:18
Their liquor gone, They play the harlot continually; Their rulers dearly love shame.

Genesis 3:7
Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loin coverings.

Isaiah 54:4
“Fear not, for you will not be put to shame; And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced; But you will forget the shame of your youth, And the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.

Psalm 44:15
All day long my dishonor is before me And my humiliation has overwhelmed me,

Shame Of Bad Conduct
Ezekiel 16:27
“Behold now, I have stretched out My hand against you and diminished your rations. And I delivered you up to the desire of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, who are ashamed of your lewd conduct.

Shame Of Idolatry
Psalm 97:7
Let all those be ashamed who serve graven images, Who boast themselves of idols; Worship Him, all you gods.

Shame Will Come
2 Samuel 13:13

“As for me, where could I get rid of my reproach? And as for you, you will be like one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, please speak to the king, for he will not withhold me from you.”

Proverbs 10:5
He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 11:2
When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.

Psalm 26:3
For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth.

Psalm 119:78
May the arrogant be ashamed, for they subvert me with a lie; But I shall meditate on Your precepts.

Isaiah 26:11
O LORD, Your hand is lifted up yet they do not see it They see Your zeal for the people and are put to shame; Indeed, fire will devour Your enemies.

Isaiah 44:11
Behold, all his companions will be put to shame, for the craftsmen themselves are mere men. Let them all assemble themselves, let them stand up, let them tremble, let them together be put to shame.

Isaiah 45:16
They will be put to shame and even humiliated, all of them; The manufacturers of idols will go away together in humiliation.

Isaiah 45:24
“They will say of Me, ‘Only in the LORD are righteousness and strength ‘ Men will come to Him, And all who were angry at Him will be put to shame.

Jeremiah 17:13
O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.

Ezekiel 16:61
“Then you will remember your ways and be ashamed when you receive your sisters, both your older and your younger; and I will give them to you as daughters, but not because of your covenant.

Ezekiel 43:10
“As for you, son of man, describe the temple to the house of Israel, that they may be ashamed of their iniquities; and let them measure the plan.

Hosea 4:19
The wind wraps them in its wings, And they will be ashamed because of their sacrifices.

Hosea 10:6
The thing itself will be carried to Assyria As tribute to King Jareb; Ephraim will be seized with shame And Israel will be ashamed of its own counsel.

Exodus 32:25
Now when Moses saw that the people were out of control–for Aaron had let them get out of control to be a derision among their enemies–

Ezra 9:6
and I said, “O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.

Job 8:22

“Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, And the tent of the wicked will be no longer.”

Psalm 44:15

All day long my dishonor is before me And my humiliation has overwhelmed me,

Jeremiah 23:40

“I will put an everlasting reproach on you and an everlasting humiliation which will not be forgotten.”

Ezekiel 32:30
“There also are the chiefs of the north, all of them, and all the Sidonians, who in spite of the terror resulting from their might, in shame went down with the slain. So they lay down uncircumcised with those slain by the sword and bore their disgrace with those who go down to the pit.

Daniel 12:2
“Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.

Hosea 4:18
Their liquor gone, They play the harlot continually; Their rulers dearly love shame.

Revelation 16:15

(“Behold, I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.”)

Psalm 25:2

O my God, in You I trust, Do not let me be ashamed; Do not let my enemies exult over me.

Psalm 69:19

You know my reproach and my shame and my dishonor; All my adversaries are before You.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I say this to your shame Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to decide between his brethren,

2 Corinthians 7:9-11
I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us. For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death. For behold what earnestness this very thing, this godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what avenging of wrong! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter.

2 Thessalonians 3:14 If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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