New International Version
The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place.
King James Bible
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.
World English Bible
Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.
Young's Literal Translation
The house of the proud Jehovah pulleth down, And He setteth up the border of the widow.
Proverbs 15:25 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The house of the proud - Families of this description are seldom continued long. The Lord hates pride; and those that will not be humble he will destroy.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
A sermon (No. 177) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 14, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens by C. H. Spurgeon. "Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?" -- Proverbs 15:11. You have often smiled at the ignorance of heathens who bow themselves before gods of wood and stone. You have quoted the words of Scripture and you have said, "Eyes have they, but they see not; ears have they, but they hear not." You have therefore argued that …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How the Humble and the Haughty are to be Admonished.
An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis, and Part of the Eleventh
Do not move your neighbor's boundary stone set up by your predecessors in the inheritance you receive in the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess.
A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.
The LORD watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
The wicked are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight.
Do not move an ancient boundary stone or encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
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