Proverbs 29:23

“A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 29:23

A mans pride shall bring him lowe: but honour shall vpholde the humble in spirit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man's pride shall bring him low; But he that is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man's pride will be the cause of his fall, but he who has a gentle spirit will get honour.
- Basic English Bible

A man's pride bringeth him low; but the humble in spirit shall obtain honour.
- Darby Bible

A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Webster's Bible

A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.
- World English Bible

The pride of man humbleth him, And humility of spirit upholdeth honour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man's pride shall bring him low; but he that is of a lowly spirit shall attain to honour.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 29:23

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 29:23


29:21 Delicately - Allowing him too much freedom, and familiarity. A son - Will find him at last grow insolent, and forgetful of his servile condition.

29:24 Bewrayeth it not - Which he is bound to do for the publick good.

29:25 A snare - Is an occasion of many sins.


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