Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.

King James Version

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Holman Bible

Pride comes before destruction,
and an arrogant spirit before a fall.

International Standard Version

Pride precedes destruction; an arrogant spirit appears before a fall.

A Conservative Version

Pride [is] before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

American Standard Version

Pride goeth before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.

Amplified

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Bible in Basic English

Pride goes before destruction, and a stiff spirit before a fall.

Darby Translation

Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Julia Smith Translation

Pride before a breaking, and a spirit lifted up before a fall

King James 2000

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Before destruction [comes] pride, and before a fall, a haughty spirit.

Modern King James verseion

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Pride goeth before destruction; and after a proud stomach there followeth a fall.

NET Bible

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

New Heart English Bible

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

The Emphasized Bible

Before grievous injury, pride! and, before a fall, haughtiness of spirit!

Webster

Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

World English Bible

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Youngs Literal Translation

Before destruction is pride, And before stumbling -- a haughty spirit.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּאון 
Ga'own 
Usage: 49

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and an haughty
גּבהּ 
Gobahh 
Usage: 17

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Images Proverbs 16:18

Prayers for Proverbs 16:18

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life. 18 Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling. 19 It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.

Proverbs 18:12

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

Obadiah 1:3-4

"The arrogance of your heart has deceived you, You who live in the clefts of the rock, In the loftiness of your dwelling place, Who say in your heart, 'Who will bring me down to earth?'

Esther 3:5

When Haman saw that Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage to him, Haman was filled with rage.

Esther 6:6

So Haman came in and the king said to him, "What is to be done for the man whom the king desires to honor?" And Haman said to himself, "Whom would the king desire to honor more than me?"

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.

Proverbs 29:23

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

Isaiah 2:11-12

The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 37:10-13

"Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of Judah, 'Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you, saying, "Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria."

Isaiah 37:38

It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

Daniel 4:30-37

"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'

Daniel 5:22

"Yet you, his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, even though you knew all this,

Daniel 5:24

"Then the hand was sent from Him and this inscription was written out.

Matthew 26:33-35

But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away."

Matthew 26:74

Then he began to curse and swear, "I do not know the man!" And immediately a rooster crowed.

Romans 11:20

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith Do not be conceited, but fear;

1 Timothy 3:6

and not a new convert, so that he will not become conceited and fall into the condemnation incurred by the devil.

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