Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

It is better to humble your spirit with the lowly than to divide the spoil with the proud.

New American Standard Bible

It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.

King James Version

Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Holman Bible

Better to be lowly of spirit with the humble
than to divide plunder with the proud.

International Standard Version

Better to be humble among the poor, than to share what is stolen with the proud.

A Conservative Version

Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

American Standard Version

Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, Than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Amplified

Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the meek and poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Bible in Basic English

Better it is to have a gentle spirit with the poor, than to take part in the rewards of war with men of pride.

Darby Translation

Better is it to be of a humble spirit with the meek, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Julia Smith Translation

Good the cast down of spirit with the humble more than to divide the spoil with the proud.

King James 2000

Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Better a lowly spirit with the poor than dividing the spoil with the proud.

Modern King James verseion

It is better to be of an humble spirit with the lowly than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Better it is to be of humble mind with the lowly, than to divide the spoils with the proud.

NET Bible

It is better to be lowly in spirit with the afflicted than to share the spoils with the proud.

New Heart English Bible

It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the plunder with the proud.

The Emphasized Bible

Better is lowliness of spirit, with the patient, than a portion of spoil, with the proud.

Webster

Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

World English Bible

It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the plunder with the proud.

Youngs Literal Translation

Better is humility of spirit with the poor, Than to apportion spoil with the proud.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
it is to be of an humble
שׁפל 
Shaphal 
Usage: 18

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

with the lowly
עניו ענו 
`anav 
Usage: 21

the spoil
שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 73

References

American

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

18 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. 19 It is better to humble your spirit with the lowly than to divide the spoil with the proud. 20 He who has understanding in the word shall find good, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.



Cross References

Exodus 15:9

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my soul shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.

Psalm 34:18

Tzaddi The LORD is near unto those that are of a broken heart and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.

Psalm 138:6

For the LORD, who is high and lifted up, looks upon the humble, but the proud he does not know.

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride shall bring him low, but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Isaiah 9:3

As thou hast multiplied the nation, thou hast not increased the joy. They shall rejoice before thee as they rejoice in the harvest and as men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

Isaiah 10:6

I will send him against a hypocritical nation, and upon the people of my wrath will I send him to take spoil and to take prey and to ready them that they might be tread down like the mire of the streets.

Isaiah 10:13-15

For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have been prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and I have cast down as valiant ones those who were seated:

Isaiah 53:12

Therefore I will divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil unto the strong because he has poured out his soul unto death, and he was numbered with the rebellious, having born the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Luke 1:51-53

He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

Luke 18:13-14

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

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