New Living Translation
Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes 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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LibraryA Faithful Friend
Friendship, however, though very pleasing and exceedingly blessed, has been the cause of the greatest misery to men when it has been unworthy and unfaithful; for just in proportion as a good friend is sweet, a false friend is full of bitterness. "A faithless friend is sharper than an adder's tooth." It is sweet to repose in some one; but O! how bitter to have that support snapped, and to receive a grievous fall as the effect of your confidence. Fidelity is an absolute necessary in a true friend; …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Would that I were More Closely Bound
Epistle cxv. To Syagrius, Bishop of Augustodunum (Autun).
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
Pride leads to disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Fear of the LORD teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.
Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.
Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.
The land of Egypt will become a desolate wasteland, and the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD. "Because you said, 'The Nile River is mine; I made it,'
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