KJV LexiconThe LORD
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
to tear away -- destroy, pluck, root.
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
of the proud
lofty; figuratively, arrogant -- proud.
but he will establish
to station, in various applications
a cord (as twisted), i.e. (by implication) a boundary; by extens. the territory inclosed -- border, bound, coast, great, landmark, limit, quarter, space.
of the widow
a widow; also a desolate place -- desolate house (palace), widow.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
The LORD will tear down the house of the proud, But He will establish the boundary of the widow.
King James Bible
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD destroys the house of the proud, but He protects the widow's territory.
International Standard Version
The house of the proud the LORD will demolish, but he will protect the widow's boundary line.
The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he maintains the boundaries of the widow.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lord Jehovah breaks down the house of the proud and he strengthens the border of the widows.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD tears down the house of an arrogant person, but he protects the property of widows.
King James 2000 Bible
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the boundary of the widow.
Proverbs 15:25 NIV
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