New American Standard Bible
It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.
King James Bible
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.
Proverbs 16:19 Parallel
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
"He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" (Prov. xvi. 32). Temperance is true self-government. It involves the grace of self-denial and the spirit of a sound mind. It is that poise of spirit that holds us quiet, self-possessed, recollected, deliberate, and subject ever to the voice of God and the conviction of duty in every step we take. Many persons have not that poise and recollected spirit. They are drifting at the impulse of their own impressions, moods, the influence of …
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"The enemy said, 'I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; My desire shall be gratified against them; I will draw out my sword, my hand will destroy them.'
'Are they not finding, are they not dividing the spoil? A maiden, two maidens for every warrior; To Sisera a spoil of dyed work, A spoil of dyed work embroidered, Dyed work of double embroidery on the neck of the spoiler?'
We will find all kinds of precious wealth, We will fill our houses with spoil;
Throw in your lot with us, We shall all have one purse,"
Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.
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