New American Standard Bible
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.
King James Bible
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
Darby Bible Translation
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour goeth humility.
World English Bible
Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.
Young's Literal Translation
Before destruction the heart of man is high, And before honour is humility.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Before - In the sense of priority of time.
LibraryPride and Humility
A sermon (No. 97) delivered on Sabbath Morning, August 17, 1856 by C. H. Spurgeon. "Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility."--Proverbs 18:12. Almost every event has its prophetic prelude. It is an old and common saying that "coming events cast their shadows before them;" the wise man teaches us the same lesson in the verse before us. When destruction walks through the land it casts its shadow; it is in the shape of pride. When honor visits a man's house it casts …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Pride and Humility
Of the Character of the Unregenerate.
"Boast not Thyself of To-Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
"The land of Egypt will become a desolation and waste. Then they will know that I am the LORD. Because you said, 'The Nile is mine, and I have made it,'
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