Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Before a man's downfall, his mind is arrogant, but humility precedes honor.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; And before honor goeth humility.

Amplified

Haughtiness comes before disaster, but humility before honor.

Bible in Basic English

Before destruction the heart of man is full of pride, and before honour goes a gentle spirit.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Before being broken, the heart of man is haughty, and before coming into honour, comes being brought to humility.

Julia Smith Translation

Before a breaking a man's heart will be lifted up, and before honor, humility.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the presence of destruction, the heart of a man will be haughty, but in the presence of honor, humble.

Modern King James verseion

Before shattering, the heart of man is proud, and before honor is humility.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After pride cometh destruction; and honour after lowliness.

NET Bible

Before destruction the heart of a person is proud, but humility comes before honor.

New Heart English Bible

Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.

The Emphasized Bible

Before grievous injury, a man's heart is haughty, and, before honour, is humility.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.

Youngs Literal Translation

Before destruction the heart of man is high, And before honour is humility.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

is haughty
גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
Usage: 34

and before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

References

Context Readings

How To Avoid Fools And Foolishness

11 A rich man's wealth is his strong city, And like a high wall in his own imagination. 12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor. 13 He who gives an answer before he hears, It is folly and shame to him.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:2

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

Proverbs 15:33

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

Proverbs 16:18

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

Proverbs 29:23

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

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--

Ezekiel 28:9

'Will you still say, "I am a god," In the presence of your slayer, Though you are a man and not God, In the hands of those who wound you?

Job 42:6-17

Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."

Isaiah 6:5-13

Then I said, "Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I live among a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."

Ezekiel 16:49-50

"Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had arrogance, abundant food and careless ease, but she did not help the poor and needy.

Daniel 5:23-24

but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.

Daniel 9:20

Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God in behalf of the holy mountain of my God,

Daniel 9:23

"At the beginning of your supplications the command was issued, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed; so give heed to the message and gain understanding of the vision.

Luke 14:11

"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Acts 12:21-23

On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the rostrum and began delivering an address to them.

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

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