Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 The angry man stirs up strife, and the furious man abounds in transgression. 23 A man's pride shall bring him low, but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit. 24 Whosoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul; he hears cursing, and does not disclose it.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility.

Matthew 23:12

And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes shame, but with the humble is wisdom.

Proverbs 18:12

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

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word.

Luke 14:11

For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for anyone that exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

James 4:6-10

But he gives greater grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.

Deuteronomy 8:2-3

And thou shalt remember all the way by which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness to afflict thee and to prove thee to know what was in thine heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.

Deuteronomy 8:16

who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, a food which thy fathers knew not, afflicting thee and proving thee, to do thee good at thy latter end;

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done unto him, for his heart lifted itself up; therefore there was wrath against him and against Judah and Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:10-12

And the LORD spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they would not hearken.

2 Chronicles 33:23-24

But he never humbled himself before the LORD as Manasseh, his father, humbled himself; to the contrary Amon multiplied the guilt.

Job 22:29

When others are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.

Job 40:12

Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.

Proverbs 16:18

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

Isaiah 2:11-12

The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

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.

Daniel 4:30-37

the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?

Daniel 5:20-21

But when his heart made itself arrogant, and his spirit hardened itself in pride, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him:

Matthew 5:3

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

Matthew 18:4

Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of the heavens.

Acts 12:23

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him because he did not give God the glory, and he expired eaten of worms.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, young people, be subject to the elders in such a manner that you are all subject to one another. Be clothed with humility of will, for God resists the proud and gives grace to the humble.

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