Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.

New American Standard Bible

The wise will inherit honor,
But fools display dishonor.

King James Version

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

Holman Bible

The wise will inherit honor,
but He holds up fools to dishonor.

International Standard Version

The wise will inherit honor, but he holds fools up for ridicule.

A Conservative Version

The wise shall inherit glory, but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

American Standard Version

The wise shall inherit glory; But shame shall be the promotion of fools.

Amplified


The wise will inherit honor and glory,
But dishonor and shame is conferred on fools.

Bible in Basic English

The wise will have glory for their heritage, but shame will be the reward of the foolish.

Darby Translation

The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of the foolish.

Julia Smith Translation

The wise shall inherit glory, and the foolish exalt dishonor.

King James 2000

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the recompense of fools.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They will inherit the honor of the wise, but stubborn fools, disgrace.

Modern King James verseion

The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The wise shall have honour in possession, but shame is the promotion that fools shall have.

NET Bible

The wise inherit honor, but he holds fools up to public contempt.

The Emphasized Bible

Honour, shall the wise inherit, - but, as for dullards, shame shall carry them away.

Webster

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

World English Bible

The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.

Youngs Literal Translation

Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

but shame
קלון 
Qalown 
Usage: 17

shall be the promotion
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

34 Surely he is scornful to scoffers, but he gives grace to the humble. 35 The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.



Cross References

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore the LORD, the God of Israel, says, 'I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever.' But now the LORD says, 'Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

Psalm 73:24

You will guide me with your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 132:18

I will clothe his enemies with shame, but on himself, his crown will be resplendent."

Proverbs 4:8

Esteem her, and she will exalt you. She will bring you to honor, when you embrace her.

Proverbs 13:8

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.

Isaiah 65:13-15

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be disappointed;

Daniel 12:2-3

Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

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