English Standard Version
The fear of the LORD is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
King James Bible
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
American Standard Version
The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom; And before honor goeth humility.
The fear of the Lord is the lesson of wisdom: and humility goeth before glory.
English Revised Version
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour goeth humility.
Webster's Bible Translation
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom: and before honor is humility.
Proverbs 15:33 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
27 Whoever does service to [servit] avarice troubleth his own house;
But he that hateth gifts shall live.
Regarding בּצע בּצע, vid., at Proverbs 1:19, and regarding עכר בּיתו, Proverbs 11:29, where it is subject, but here object.; Proverbs 28:16 is a variation of 27b. מתּנות are here gifts in the sense of Ecclesiastes 7:7, which pervert judgment, and cause respect of persons. The lxx from this point mingles together a series of proverbs with those of the following chapter.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight,
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Whoever ignores instruction despises himself, but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence.
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.
Before destruction a man's heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
One's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.
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