Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Do not honor yourself before the king, and do not stand in the place of great men;

New American Standard Bible

Do not claim honor in the presence of the king,
And do not stand in the place of great men;

King James Version

Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men:

Holman Bible

Don’t brag about yourself before the king,
and don’t stand in the place of the great;

International Standard Version

Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men,

A Conservative Version

Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men.

American Standard Version

Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, And stand not in the place of great men:

Amplified


Do not be boastfully ambitious and claim honor in the presence of the king,
And do not stand in the place of great men;

Bible in Basic English

Do not take glory for yourself before the king, and do not put yourself in the place of the great:

Darby Translation

Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of the great;

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not show thyself proud before the king, and thou shalt not stand in the place of the great.

King James 2000

Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not promote yourself before the king, and in the place of the great ones do not stand.

Modern King James verseion

Do not put yourself forth in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of the great;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and prease not into the place of great men.

New Heart English Bible

Do not exalt yourself in the presence of the king, or claim a place among great men;

The Emphasized Bible

Do not honour thyself before a king, nor, in the place of great men, do thou stand;

Webster

Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men:

World English Bible

Don't exalt yourself in the presence of the king, or claim a place among great men;

Youngs Literal Translation

Honour not thyself before a king, And in the place of the great stand not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Put not forth
הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 7

thyself in the presence
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

not in the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

of great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

5 remove the wicked from before the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness. 6 Do not honor yourself before the king, and do not stand in the place of great men; 7 for it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here," than to put you lower before a prince, whom your eyes have seen.


Cross References

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable for people to seek their own glory.

Proverbs 27:2

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.

Exodus 3:11

Moses said to God, "Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, or that I should bring the Israelites out of Egypt?"

1 Samuel 9:20-22

Don't be concerned about the donkeys that you lost three days ago, for they have been found. Whom does all Israel desire? Is it not you, and all your father's family?"

1 Samuel 15:17

Samuel said, "Is it not true that when you were insignificant in your own eyes, you became head of the tribes of Israel? The Lord chose you as king over Israel.

1 Samuel 18:18-23

David said to Saul, "Who am I? Who are my relatives or the clan of my father in Israel that I should become the king's son-in-law?"

2 Samuel 7:8-17

"So now, say this to my servant David: 'This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd to make you leader of my people Israel.

Psalm 131:1

A song of ascents, by David. O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor do I have a haughty look. I do not have great aspirations, or concern myself with things that are beyond me.

Proverbs 16:19

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

Jeremiah 1:6-10

I answered, "Oh, Lord God, I really do not know how to speak well enough for that, for I am too young."

Amos 7:12-15

Amaziah then said to Amos, "Leave, you visionary! Run away to the land of Judah! Earn your living and prophesy there!

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