Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 before honor comes humility.

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.

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 The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination. 12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour goeth humility. 13 He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:2

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

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of Jehovah is the discipline of wisdom, and before honour goeth humility.

Proverbs 16:18

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

Proverbs 29:23

A man's pride bringeth him low; but the humble in spirit shall obtain honour.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the heart of the seas, (and thou art a man, and not God,) and thou settest thy heart as the heart of God:

Ezekiel 28:9

Wilt thou then say before him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and not God, in the hand of him that pierceth thee.

Job 42:6-17

Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Isaiah 6:5-13

And I said, Woe unto me! for I am undone; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, Jehovah of hosts.

Ezekiel 16:49-50

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fulness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did not strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

Daniel 5:23-24

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of the heavens; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy nobles, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:

Daniel 9:20

And whilst I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before Jehovah my God for the holy mountain of my God;

Daniel 9:23

At the beginning of thy supplications the word went forth, and I am come to declare it; for thou art one greatly beloved. Therefore consider the word, and have understanding in the vision:

Luke 14:11

for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.

Acts 12:21-23

And on a set day, clothed in royal apparel and sitting on the elevated seat of honour, Herod made a public oration to them.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder, and all of you bind on humility towards one another; for God sets himself against the proud, but to the humble gives grace.

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