Proverbs 16:19
Good News Translation
It is better to be humble and stay poor than to be one of the arrogant and get a share of their loot.

Contemporary English Version
You are better off to be humble and poor than to get rich from what you take by force.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is better to be humbled with the meek, than to divide spoils with the proud.

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It is better to be humbled with the meek, than to divide spoils with the proud.

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Psalm 34:18 The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a contrite heart: and he will save the humble of spirit.

Psalm 138:6 For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 1:51-53 He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart. . . .

Luke 18:13,14 And the publican, standing afar off, would not so much as lift up his eyes towards heaven; but struck his breast, saying: O God, be merciful to me a sinner. . . .

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Exodus 15:9 The enemy said: I will pursue and overtake, I will divide the spoils, my soul shall have its fill: I will draw my sword, my hand shall slay them.

Isaiah 9:3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, and hast not increased the joy. They shall rejoice before thee, as they that rejoice in the harvest, as conquerors rejoice after taking a prey, when they divide the spoils.

Isaiah 10:6,13-15 I will send him to a deceitful nation, and I will give him a charge against the people of my wrath, to take away the spoils, and to lay hold on the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets. . . .

Isaiah 53:12 Therefore will I distribute to him very many, and he shall divide the spoils of the strong, because he hath delivered his soul unto death, and was reputed with the wicked: and he hath borne the sins of many, and hath prayed for the transgressors.

Context
The Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
18Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall. 19It is better to be humbled with the meek, than to divide spoils with the proud.20The learned in word shall find good things: and he that trusteth in the Lord is blessed.…
Cross References
Exodus 15:9
The enemy said: I will pursue and overtake, I will divide the spoils, my soul shall have its fill: I will draw my sword, my hand shall slay them.

Judges 5:30
Perhaps he is now dividing the spoils, and the fairest of the women is chosen out for him: garments of divers colours are given to Sisara for his prey, and furniture of different kinds is heaped together to adorn necks.

Proverbs 1:13
Cast in thy lot with us, let us all have one purse.

Proverbs 1:14
My son, walk not thou with them, restrain thy foot from their paths.

Proverbs 3:34
The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

Proverbs 29:23
Humiliation followeth the proud: and glory shall uphold the humble of spirit.

Isaiah 57:15
For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Additional Translations
It is better to be lowly in spirit among the humble than to divide the spoil with the proud.Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, Than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Better is a meek-spirited man with lowliness, than one who divides spoils with the proud.

Better is it to be of a humble spirit with the meek, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Better it is to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Better it is to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the plunder with the proud.

Better is humility of spirit with the poor, Than to apportion spoil with the proud.
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