Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

A person's pride will bring about his downfall, but the humble in spirit will gain honor.

A Conservative Version

A man's pride shall bring him low, but he who is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.

American Standard Version

A man's pride shall bring him low; But he that is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.

Amplified

A man's pride will bring him low, but he who is of a humble spirit will obtain honor.

Bible in Basic English

A man's pride will be the cause of his fall, but he who has a gentle spirit will get honour.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

A man's pride shall bring him low: and honor shall uphold him humble of spirit

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

The pride of a person will bring him humiliation, and the lowly of spirit will obtain honor.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After pride cometh a fall; but a lowly spirit bringeth great worship.

NET Bible

A person's pride will bring him low, but one who has a lowly spirit will gain honor.

New Heart English Bible

A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.

The Emphasized Bible

The loftiness of a man, layeth him low, - but, one of a lowly spirit, shall attain unto honour.

Webster

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

World English Bible

A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.

Youngs Literal Translation

The pride of man humbleth him, And humility of spirit upholdeth honour.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man's
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

גּאוה 
Ga`avah 
Usage: 19

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

but honour
כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

תּמך 
Tamak 
Usage: 21

the humble
שׁפל 
Shaphal 
Usage: 18

Images Proverbs 29:23

Prayers for Proverbs 29:23

Context Readings

All About Life

22 An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression. 23 A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor. 24 He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He hears the oath but tells nothing.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:33

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

Matthew 23:12

"Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.

Proverbs 11:2

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

Proverbs 18:12

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

Isaiah 66:2

"For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Luke 14:11

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

Luke 18:14

"I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

James 4:6-10

But He gives a greater grace Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

Deuteronomy 8:2-3

"You shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 8:16

"In the wilderness He fed you manna which your fathers did not know, that He might humble you and that He might test you, to do good for you in the end.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah gave no return for the benefit he received, because his heart was proud; therefore wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:10-12

The LORD spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention.

2 Chronicles 33:23-24

Moreover, he did not humble himself before the LORD as his father Manasseh had done, but Amon multiplied guilt.

Job 22:29

"When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence, And the humble person He will save.

Job 40:12

"Look on everyone who is proud, and humble him, And tread down the wicked where they stand.

Proverbs 16:18

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

Isaiah 2:11-12

The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.

Daniel 4:30-37

"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'

Daniel 5:20-21

"But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.

Matthew 5:3

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

Matthew 18:4

"Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

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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