Proverbs 18:12
Good News Translation
No one is respected unless he is humble; arrogant people are on the way to ruin.

Contemporary English Version
Pride leads to destruction; humility leads to honor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.

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Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.

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Proverbs 11:2 The simplicity of the just shall guide them: and the deceitfulness of the wicked shall destroy them.

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.

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

Ezekiel 16:49,50 Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor. . . .

Ezekiel 28:2,9 Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre: Thus saith the Lord God: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said: I am God, and I sit in the chair of God in the heart of the sea: whereas thou art a man, and not God: and hast set thy heart as if it were the heart of God. . . .

Daniel 5:23,24 But hast lifted thyself up against the Lord of heaven: and the vessels of his house have been brought before thee: and thou, and thy nobles, and thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them: and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and of gold, and of brass, of iron, and of wood, and of stone, that neither see, nor hear, nor feel: but the God who hath thy breath in his hand, and all thy ways, thou hast not glorified. . . .

Acts 12:21-23 And upon a day appointed, Herod being arrayed in kingly apparel, sat in the judgment seat and made an oration to them. . . .

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Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord is the lesson of wisdom: and humility goeth before glory.

Job 42:6 Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.

Isaiah 6:5 And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.

Daniel 9:20,23 Now while I was yet speaking, and praying, and confessing my sins, and the sins of my people of Israel, and presenting my supplications in the sight of my God, for the holy mountain of my God: . . .

Luke 14:11 Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

Context
The Selfishness of the Unfriendly
11The substance of the rich man is the city of his strength, and as a strong wall compassing him about. 12Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.13He that answereth before he heareth, sheweth himself to be a fool, and worthy of confusion.…
Cross References
Proverbs 11:2
The simplicity of the just shall guide them: and the deceitfulness of the wicked shall destroy them.

Proverbs 15:33
The fear of the Lord is the lesson of wisdom: and humility goeth before glory.

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.

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

Ezekiel 29:9
And the land of Egypt shall become a desert, and a wilderness: and they shall know that I am the Lord, because thou hast said: The river is mine, and I made it.

Additional Translations
Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; And before honor goeth humility.

Before ruin a man's heart is exalted, and before honour it is humble.

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour [goeth] humility.

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour goeth humility.

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.

Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.

Before destruction the heart of man is high, And before honour is humility.
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