Proverbs 15:33
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New American Standard Bible
The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.

King James Bible
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

Darby Bible Translation
The fear of Jehovah is the discipline of wisdom, and before honour goeth humility.

World English Bible
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.

Young's Literal Translation
The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom, And before honour is humility!

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The instruction of wisdom - i. e., The discipline that leads to wisdom.

Proverbs 15:33 Parallel Commentaries

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God, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction,"
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
To Rechared, King of the Visigoths [82] . Gregory to Rechared, &c. I cannot express in words, most excellent son, how much I am delighted with thy work and thy life. For on hearing of the power of a new miracle in our days, to wit that the whole nation of the Goths has through thy Excellency been brought over from the error of Arian heresy to the firmness of a right faith, one is disposed to exclaim with the prophet, This is the change wrought by the right hand of the Most High (Ps. lxxvi. 11 [83]
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Proverbs 1:2
To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding,

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 15:32
He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.

Proverbs 16:1
The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Proverbs 18:12
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.

Proverbs 29:23
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.

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