New International Version
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
King James Bible
When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
[When] pride cometh, then cometh shame; but with the lowly is wisdom.
World English Bible
When pride comes, then comes shame, but with humility comes wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation
Pride hath come, and shame cometh, And with the lowly is wisdom.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When pride cometh - The proud man thinks much more of himself than any other can do; and, expecting to be treated according to his own supposed worth, which treatment he seldom meets with, he is repeatedly mortified, ashamed, confounded, and rendered indignant.
With the lowly - צנועים tsenuim, ταπεινων, the humble, the modest, as opposed to the proud, referred to in the first clause. The humble man looks for nothing but justice; has the meanest opinion of himself; expects nothing in the way of commendation or praise; and can never be disappointed but in receiving praise, which he neither expects nor desires.
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Chester Cathedral, Nave Service, Evening. May 1872. Proverbs xi. 31. "Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner." This is the key-note of the Book of Proverbs--that men are punished or rewarded according to their deeds in this life; nay, it is the key-note of the whole Old Testament. "The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and His ears are open unto their prayers; the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out …
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Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
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