New Living Translation
I tell you, this sinner, not the Pharisee, returned home justified before God. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
King James Bible
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Darby Bible Translation
I say unto you, This man went down to his house justified rather than that other. For every one who exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
World English Bible
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."
Young's Literal Translation
I say to you, this one went down declared righteous, to his house, rather than that one: for every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:14 This man went down - From the hill on which the temple stood, justified rather than the other - That is, and not the other.
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Confession and Absolution
Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.
My hands have made both heaven and earth; they and everything in them are mine. I, the LORD, have spoken! "I will bless those who have humble and contrite hearts, who tremble at my word.
But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
Then he said to them, "You like to appear righteous in public, but God knows your hearts. What this world honors is detestable in the sight of God.
1 Peter 5:6
So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor.
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