Proverbs 3:35

“The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wise shall inherite glory, but shame shalbe the promotion of fooles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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 3:35

  • Shadrack Lungu for verse 35
    The wise - chakkim - skillful shall inherit the glory, the of God has been tested and found to be trustworthy. Those who trusted it in times of Sodom and times of Noah so forth have a good story to tell and those who trust it now they are saved and shall be saved through our Lord Jesus Christ.