King James Version
Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Darby Bible Translation
Better is it to be of a humble spirit with the meek, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
World English Bible
It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor, than to divide the plunder with the proud.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is humility of spirit with the poor, Than to apportion spoil with the proud.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.Proverbs 16:19 Parallel Commentaries
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The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two; to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil?
We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:
Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:
Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
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