Proverbs 18:12

“Before destruction the heart of man is haughtie, and before honour is humilitie.”

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Other Translations

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour [is] humility.
- King James Version

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility {goes} before honor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; And before honor `goeth' humility.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Before destruction the heart of man is full of pride, and before honour goes a gentle spirit.
- Basic English Bible

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour [goeth] humility.
- Darby Bible

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.
- Webster's Bible

Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.
- World English Bible

Before destruction the heart of man is high, And before honour [is] humility.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Before destruction the heart of a man is haughty, and before honour goeth humility.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 18

  • Bruce
    Finding a Wife May be a Little Hard. She Needs to be a Homemaker,Helps in The Church. Reads The Bible and Praying Daily. Watching Over Her Husband. The Husband Needs to do The Same for Her and More, Providing All Her Needs,Lifting Her Higher Then Himself, Lovin Her Like Christ Loved The Church. They Will Gladly Do for Each Other. Lifting One Another Higher. He Found a Wife.
  • Virda hall
    I do t understand verse 18 22
  • Obbie Beal
    V:13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. AMEN!
  • BSP
    Verse 13 shows the important of making sure we have all the facts before we reply or react to a situation.
  • William Lambert
    So many scriptures refer to the desire. There are several ways of looking at this. Desire can be viewed as an object of ones affection or as an obstacle in reaching ones fulfillment. Too often the pleasures which are associated with desire are connected with the pain that a person may be experiencing.
  • Andrea
    I believe that what we say comes from our hearts. It's a heart matter! That may not be a good thing. It's time to clean out some of old stuff that keeps us drom speaking the right things!

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