New American Standard Bible
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
King James Bible
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
Darby Bible Translation
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
World English Bible
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Young's Literal Translation
Before destruction is pride, And before stumbling -- a haughty spirit.'
Proverbs 16:18 Parallel
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1 Samuel 17:42
When the Philistine looked and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, with a handsome appearance.
"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.
When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.
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.
"As for the terror of you, The arrogance of your heart has deceived you, O you who live in the clefts of the rock, Who occupy the height of the hill. Though you make your nest as high as an eagle's, I will bring you down from there," declares the LORD.
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