Proverbs 25:7

“For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 25:7

For better it is that it be said vnto thee, Come vp hither; then that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the Prince whom thine eies haue seene.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here, Than for you to be placed lower in the presence of the prince, Whom your eyes have seen."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For better is it that it be said unto thee, Come up hither, Than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince, Whom thine eyes have seen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it is better to have it said to you, Come up here; than for you to be put down in a lower place before the ruler.
- Basic English Bible

for better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither, than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes see.
- Darby Bible

For better it is that it be said to thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldst be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thy eyes have seen.
- Webster's Bible

for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen.
- World English Bible

For better [that] he hath said to thee, `Come thou up hither,' Than [that] he humble thee before a noble, Whom thine eyes have seen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For better is it that it be said unto thee: 'Come up hither', than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom thine eyes have seen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 25:7

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:7


25:6 Stand not - Do not affect frequent and familiar society with greater persons than thyself.

25:9 Debate - If thou hast any quarrel with him, first try to compose it by private discourse with him. Discover not - Let not heat of contention provoke thee to divulge any of his secrets committed to thy trust.


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