Proverbs 3:35

“The wise shall inherite glory, but shame shalbe the promotion of fooles.”

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Other Translations

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
- King James Version

The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wise shall inherit glory; But shame shall be the promotion of fools.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
- Webster's Bible

The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.
- World English Bible

Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wise shall inherit honour; but as for the fools, they carry away shame.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:35


3:35 Shame - Instead of that glory which they seek.


Discussion for Proverbs 3

  • Freedomborn in Truth
    This verse is in my Heart, Yes in all our ways we seek God's Loving Will and He keeps us from falling away even during persecuion and hardship and we also Stand up for HisTruth and do His Good Works so Satan seeks to harm us but we do reap the evil we sow this is God's Disapline to bring us to our senses but it's not His will we suffer Lam3:33 and Wow what a Welcome Home when we Repent - Love Anne
  • Preach
    With the heart man can believe unto righteousness.For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. We must trust in the Lord with all our hearts, believing he is able and wise to do what is best.My son, forget not my law but let thine heart keep my commandments:Trust in the LORD with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding.
  • Corey-ann
    Beneath the heart is a hidden meaning, meaning of words or a truth you believe in, beyond the faith is a hidden yonder , too many lives wasted as people sit and ponder, .... above the faith is the power of hand , spreading the seeds of a flower we call understand , understand me now as i spread thy word ... how many pens do you share with a blank open black book
  • Dave
    proverbs chapter 3 is a chapter that helps me gain insight into the word of God .Whenever i needwisdom, or understanding i learn to trust in the Lord rather than leaning on my own understanding. I have learned to acknowledge God instead of myself knowing that he is the one who will direct my path and that i can know i wont be disappointed as long as i trust him and not myself. And im trusting him
  • Lilian
    The wise shall inherit glory but shame is the promotion of fools amen
  • Ivy Johnson
    No Precious Jewels or Earthly Treasures are worthy to be Compared with True WISDOM: Whether the concerns of Time or Eternity be Consudered: We must make Wisdom our Business: We must Venture all in it: And be willing to part with all for it: This WISDOM is the LORD JESUS CHRIST: AND HIS SALVATION: SOUGHT AND OBTAINED: BY FAITH AND PRAYER:
    CHRIST IS THAT WISDOM: BY WHOM THE WORLDS WERE MADE: AMEN!

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