Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 A man of anger will stir strife, and the owner of anger, much transgression. 23 The pride of a person will bring him humiliation, and the lowly of spirit will obtain honor. 24 Being a partner with a thief is hating one's life; a curse he will hear, but not disclose.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:33

Fear of Yahweh [is] the instruction of the wise, and before honor [comes] humility.

Matthew 23:12

And whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

Proverbs 11:2

Pride comes, then disgrace comes, but wisdom [is] with the humble.

Proverbs 18:12

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

Isaiah 66:2

And my hand has made all these [things], and all these {came to be}," {declares} Yahweh, "but I look to this [one]: to [the] humble and [the] contrite of spirit and [the one] frightened at my word.

Luke 14:11

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

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that one! For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

James 4:6-10

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Deuteronomy 8:2-3

And you shall remember all [of] the way that Yahweh your God led you [during] these forty years in the desert in order to humble you and to test you to know what [is] in your heart, whether you would [diligently] keep his commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 8:16

the one {feeding you} manna in the desert, [food] that your ancestors did not know, in order to humble you and in order to test you [so that he could] do good to you {in the future}.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not reciprocate according to the benefit [placed] upon him, because his heart became proud. So wrath was upon him and upon Judah and Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:10-12

And Yahweh spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they would not listen.

2 Chronicles 33:23-24

And he did not humble himself before Yahweh, as Manasseh his father humbled himself, but Amon himself multiplied [his] guilt.

Job 22:29

When they are humiliated, {you say}, '[It is] pride,' for he saves {the humble}.

Job 40:12

Look at all [the] proud, humble them, and tread down [the] wicked {where they stand}.

Proverbs 16:18

Before destruction [comes] pride, and before a fall, a haughty spirit.

Isaiah 2:11-12

The {haughty eyes} of humanity will be brought low, and the pride of everyone will be humbled, and Yahweh alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says [the] high and lofty one who resides forever, and [whose] name [is] holy: "I reside [in] a high and holy place, and with [the] {contrite} and humble of spirit, to revive [the] spirit of [the] humble, and to revive [the] heart of [the] {contrite}.

Daniel 4:30-37

And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

Daniel 5:20-21

But {when} his heart became arrogant and his spirit became hard [so as] to act proudly, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom and the glory {was taken away from him}.

Matthew 5:3

"Blessed [are] the poor in spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:4

Therefore whoever humbles himself like this child, this person is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down {because} he did not give the glory to God. And he was eaten by worms [and] died.

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way, younger men, be subject to the elders, and all [of you] clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

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