New International Version
Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
King James Bible
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
Darby Bible Translation
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour [goeth] humility.
World English Bible
Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.
Young's Literal Translation
Before destruction the heart of man is high, And before honour is humility.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. 11. The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit'--PROVERBS xviii. 10,11. The mere reading of these two verses shows that, contrary to the usual rule in the Book of Proverbs, they have a bearing on each other. They are intended to suggest a very strong contrast, and that contrast is even more emphatic in the original than in our translation; because, as the margin of your Bibles …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Cause and Cure of a Wounded Spirit
"And if Christ be in You, the Body is Dead Because of Sin: but the Spirit is Life Because of Righteousness. "
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Wisdom's instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
Egypt will become a desolate wasteland. Then they will know that I am the LORD. "'Because you said, "The Nile is mine; I made it,"
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