Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

American

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

32 He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding. 33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.

Job 28:28

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

Psalm 34:11

Come, ye children, hearken unto 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 they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Put not forth thyself 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 honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Luke 14:11

For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Philippians 2:5-11

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

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