In Hebrew, each letter of the alphabet has a meaning. One of the letters, Gimel, means lifting up. An interesting connection is seen when we consider the Hebrew word for "redeem", which is "ga'el". It comprises the letters, Gimel, Aleph and Lamed. The latter two spell out "El" which means God. Consequently, the act of redeeming consists of God and lifting up! That seems to be a familiar concept to Book of Mormon authors
3 Nephi 27:14-15
On the other hand, we see the expression, "lifted up in pride" or similar 24 times in the Book of Mormon. Instead of trusting in Him who has the power to lift you up on the last day, you exclude God from your life and lift up yourself. When the "El" is excluded from the "ga'el", there is no redemption anymore, only the lifting up without God.
As the Savior said in Matthew 23:12
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.Ultimately, the Nephites being lifted up in pride is what caused the fall of the entire nation.