New American Standard Bible
When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
King James Bible
When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
When pride cometh, then cometh shame; but with the lowly is wisdom.
World English Bible
When pride comes, then comes shame, but with humility comes wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation
Pride hath come, and shame cometh, And with the lowly is wisdom.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A rabbinic paraphrase of the second clause is: "Lowly souls become full of wisdom as the low place becomes full of water."
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
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