Proverbs 15:25



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The LORD will tear down the house of the proud, But He will establish the boundary of the widow.

King James Version

The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

International Standard Version

The house of the proud the LORD will demolish, but he will protect the widow's boundary line.

A Conservative Version

LORD will root up the house of the proud, but he will establish the border of the widow.

American Standard Version

Jehovah will root up the house of the proud; But he will establish the border of the widow.

Amplified

The Lord tears down the house of the proud, but He makes secure the boundaries of the [consecrated] widow.

Bible in Basic English

The house of the man of pride will be uprooted by the Lord, but he will make safe the heritage of the widow.

Darby Translation

Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.

Holman Bible

The Lord destroys the house of the proud, but He protects the widow's territory.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD will destroy the house of the proud, but he will establish the inheritance of the widow.

Julia Smith Translation

The house of the proud will Jehovah sweep away, and he will set up the bound of the widow.

King James 2000

The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the boundary of the widow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The house of the proud, Yahweh will tear [it] down, but he will maintain the {property line} of the widow.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah will destroy the house of the proud, but He will set up the border of the widow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD will break down the house of the proud; but he shall make fast the borders of the widow.

NET Bible

The Lord tears down the house of the proud, but he maintains the boundaries of the widow.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.

New simplified Bible

Jehovah will destroy the house of the proud and he will establish the border of the widow.

The Emphasized Bible

The house of proud men, will Yahweh tear down, but he will maintain the boundary of the widow.

Webster

The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

World English Bible

Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.

Youngs Literal Translation

The house of the proud Jehovah pulleth down, And He setteth up the border of the widow.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

will destroy
נסח 
Nacach 
Usage: 4

the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of the proud
גּאה 
Ge'eh 
Usage: 8

but he will establish
נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

the border
גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

24 The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below. 25 The LORD will tear down the house of the proud, But He will establish the boundary of the widow. 26 Evil plans are an abomination to the LORD, But pleasant words are pure.



Cross References

Psalm 146:9

The LORD protects the strangers; He supports the fatherless and the widow, But He thwarts the way of the wicked.

Proverbs 12:7

The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.

Psalm 68:5-6

A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.

Proverbs 23:10

Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,

Deuteronomy 10:17-18

"For the LORD your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe.

Deuteronomy 19:14

"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.

Job 40:11-13

"Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.

Psalm 52:1

Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.

Psalm 52:5

But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 138:6

For though the LORD is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.

Isaiah 2:12

For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.

Daniel 5:20

"But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.



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