Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Pride comes before destruction,
and an arrogant 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.

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 avoids evil;
the one who guards his way protects his life.
18 Pride comes before destruction,
and an arrogant spirit before a fall.
19 Better to be lowly of spirit with the humble
than to divide plunder with the proud.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, disgrace follows,
but with humility comes wisdom.

Proverbs 18:12

Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud,
but humility comes before honor.

Obadiah 1:3-4

Your presumptuous heart has deceived you,
you who live in clefts of the rock
in your home on the heights,
who say to yourself,
“Who can bring me down to the ground?”

Esther 3:5

When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing down or paying him homage, he was filled with rage.

Esther 6:6

Haman entered, and the king asked him, “What should be done for the man the king wants to honor?”Haman thought to himself, “Who is it the king would want to honor more than me?”

Esther 7:10

They hanged Haman on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king’s anger subsided.

Proverbs 17:19

One who loves to offend loves strife;
one who builds a high threshold invites injury.

Proverbs 29:23

A person’s pride will humble him,
but a humble spirit will gain honor.

Isaiah 2:11-12

Human pride will be humbled,
and the loftiness of men will be brought low;
the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 37:10-13

“Say this to Hezekiah king of Judah: ‘Don’t let your God, whom you trust, deceive you by promising that Jerusalem won’t be handed over to the king of Assyria.

Isaiah 37:38

One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped to the land of Ararat. Then his son Esar-haddon became king in his place.

Daniel 4:30-37

the king exclaimed, “Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?”

Daniel 5:22

“But you his successor, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, even though you knew all this.

Daniel 5:24

Therefore, He sent the hand, and this writing was inscribed.

Matthew 26:33-35

Peter told Him, “Even if everyone runs away because of You, I will never run away!”

Matthew 26:74

Then he started to curse and to swear with an oath, “I do not know the man!” Immediately a rooster crowed,

Romans 11:20

True enough; they were broken off by unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.

1 Timothy 3:6

He must not be a new convert, or he might become conceited and fall into the condemnation of the Devil.

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