Proverbs 3:34 {35}
Good News Translation
He has no use for conceited people, but shows favor to those who are humble.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD sneers at those who sneer at him, but he is kind to everyone who is humble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.

New American Bible
Those who scoff, he scoffs at, but the lowly he favors.

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

he scorneth

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.

James 4:6 But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

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 Blessings of Wisdom
33He shall scorn the scorners, and to the meek he will give grace. 34The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace.35Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend, that you may know prudence.…
Cross References
James 4:6
But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

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.

Psalm 18:26
And with the elect thou wilt be elect: and with the perverse thou wilt be perverted.

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

Proverbs 14:9
A fool will laugh at sin, but among the just grace shall abide.

Proverbs 16:19
It is better to be humbled with the meek, than to divide spoils with the proud.

Proverbs 21:24
The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride.

Additional Translations
He mocks the mockers, but gives grace to the humble.Surely he scorns the scorners: but he gives grace to the lowly.

Surely he scoffeth at the scoffers; But he giveth grace unto the lowly.

The Lord resists the proud; but he gives grace to the humble.

He indeed scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Surely he scorneth the scorners, but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace to the lowly.

Surely he mocks the mockers, but he gives grace to the humble.

If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace.
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