Proverbs 11:2

“When pride commeth, then commeth shame: but with the lowly is wisedome.”

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Other Translations

[When] pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly [is] wisdom.
- King James Version

When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When pride cometh, then cometh shame; But with the lowly is wisdom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When pride comes, there comes shame, but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit.
- Basic English Bible

[When] pride cometh, then cometh shame; but with the lowly is wisdom.
- Darby Bible

When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
- Webster's Bible

When pride comes, then comes shame, but with humility comes wisdom.
- World English Bible

Pride hath come, and shame cometh, And with the lowly [is] wisdom.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When pride cometh, then cometh shame; but with the lowly is wisdom.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 11

  • Patty Tozi
    Today take time to change your life, by doing something different. Give GOD THE GLORY FIRST. Then be there for someone who needs you. Then focus on yourself. What would relax you from all your problems? What would calm you enough that you and God would become one. What would calm your sole so that you could hear the sounds of His Creations. Walk among the silence of GOD. Listen intently to Him:
  • Patty Tozi
    Today take time to change your life, by doing something different. Give GOD THE GLORY FIRST. Then be there for someone who needs you. Then focus on yourself. What would relax you from all your problems? What would calm you enough that you and God would become one. What would calm your sole so that you could hear the sounds of His Creations. Walk among the silence of GOD. Listen intently to Him:
  • Rev. Quesenberry
    Verse 4; all the wealth in the world cannot help when Gods judgement comes. But righteousness delivers us from death. God gives live to the ones who live a holy life. Hebrews 12 says without holiness no person shall see God. In the Old Testament days the Holy Ghost did not live inside people. That came-at Pentacost. Folks would just live right or not by the law and sacrificial system.Jesus fixed.
  • Rhonda tubbs
    Love proverbs one of my favorite books , Awsome.
  • Rhode Island Pastor
    A thought in respect to Proverbs 11:30: He that winneth souls is wise.

    Satan is selfish and an adversary, and although his time is short, he tries to get as many souls to follow him and end in the lake of fire.

    We bible-believers, in contrast, ought to be UN-selfish, as ministers of reconciliation, knowing our time is short, ought to get as many souls to follow Jesus Christ. Opposite of Satan.
  • BSP
    Verse 20: Our actions can have a great impact on how God views us and we have the opportunity to bring pleasure to God.

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