Proverbs 15:25

“The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD will tear down the house of the proud, But He will establish the boundary of the widow.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah will root up the house of the proud; But he will establish the border of the widow.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The house of the man of pride will be uprooted by the Lord, but he will make safe the heritage of the widow.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.
- Darby Bible

The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.
- World English Bible

The house of the proud Jehovah pulleth down, And He setteth up the border of the widow.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD will pluck up the house of the proud; but He will establish the border of the widow.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:25


15:25 The proud - Of the mighty oppressors. The border - The estate, the border being often used, for the land within the borders.


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