Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.

King James Version

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

Holman Bible

The fear of the Lord is wisdom's instruction, and humility comes before honor.

International Standard Version

The fear of the LORD teaches wisdom, and humility precedes honor.

A Conservative Version

The fear of LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honor [is] humility.

American Standard Version

The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom; And before honor goeth humility.

Amplified

The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord brings instruction in Wisdom, and humility comes before honor.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of the Lord is the teaching of wisdom; and a low opinion of oneself goes before honour.

Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah is the discipline of wisdom, and before honour goeth humility.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility.

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of Jehovah the instruction of wisdom; and before honor humility.

King James 2000

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Fear of Yahweh [is] the instruction of the wise, and before honor [comes] humility.

Modern King James verseion

The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom, and before honor is humility.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fear of the LORD is the right science of wisdom; and lowliness goeth before honour.

NET Bible

The fear of the Lord provides wise instruction, and before honor comes humility.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of the LORD teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.

The Emphasized Bible

The reverence of Yahweh, is the correction of wisdom, and, before honour, is humility.

Webster

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom: and before honor is humility.

World English Bible

The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom, And before honour is humility!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

References

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

32 He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding. 33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 34:11

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 8:13

"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.

Luke 14:11

"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Philippians 2:5-11

Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.

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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