Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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.

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 keeps his way preserves his soul. 18 Pride [is] before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. 19 Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the spoil with the proud.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes shame, but with the lowly is wisdom.

Proverbs 18:12

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

Obadiah 1:3-4

The pride of thy heart has deceived thee, O thou who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?

Esther 3:5

And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow down, nor did him reverence, then Haman was full of wrath.

Esther 6:6

So Haman came in. And the king said to him, What shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor? Now Haman said in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honor more than to myself?

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath was pacified.

Proverbs 17:19

He loves transgression who loves strife. He who raises high his gate seeks destruction.

Proverbs 29:23

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

Isaiah 2:11-12

The lofty looks of man shall be brought low, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 37:10-13

Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, Let not thy God in whom thou trust deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.

Isaiah 37:38

And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him with the sword, and they escaped into the land of Ararat. And Esar-haddon his son reigned in his stead.

Daniel 4:30-37

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Daniel 5:22

And thou his son, O Belshazzar, have not humbled thy heart, though thou knew all this,

Daniel 5:24

Then the part of the hand was sent from before him, and this writing was inscribed.

Matthew 26:33-35

But having answered, Peter said to him, If all men will be caused to stumble by thee, I will never be caused to stumble.

Matthew 26:74

Then he began to curse vehemently and to swear, I do not know the man. And straightaway a cock sounded.

Romans 11:20

Correct! They were broken off for their unbelief, and thou stand by thy faith. Be not high-minded but fear,

1 Timothy 3:6

not a new convert, lest having been puffed up he may fall into the condemnation of the devil.

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