4An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
A high look refers to looking down on others. A proud heart refers to looking highly on self. Plowing refers to the work that is produced by the wicked. The word for sin implies the idea of condemnation and destruction. It is used elsewhere to speak of the sin offering, or that which was destined for destruction as a sacrifice. The wicked have a low opinion of others and a high opinion of self. He sows in arrogance and the fruit of his labors is tainted, doomed, and worthy only of destruction.
3For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.4For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:5So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
9Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.10Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;11Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;12Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;13Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.14Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.15Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.16Be 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.