Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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 what wisdom teaches,
and humility comes before honor.


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International Standard Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The [reverent] fear of the Lord [that is, worshiping Him and regarding Him as truly awesome] is the instruction for wisdom [its starting point and its essence];
And before honor comes humility.

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.

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

American

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

32 He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who hearkens to reproof gets understanding. 33 The fear of LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honor [is] humility.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

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

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor [is] humility.

Job 28:28

And to man he said, Behold, the fear of LORD, that is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 34:11

Come, ye children, hearken to me. I will teach you the fear of LORD.

Psalm 111:10

The fear of LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and all who act accordingly have a good understanding. His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of LORD is to hate evil. Pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men.

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride shall bring him low, but he who is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.

Luke 14:11

Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.

Philippians 2:5-11

Indeed have this way to think in you, that also was in Christ Jesus,

James 4:10

Be ye made lower in the sight of the Lord, and he will lift you up.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.

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