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

King James Bible
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Darby Bible Translation
A man's pride bringeth him low; but the humble in spirit shall obtain honour.

World English Bible
A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.

Young's Literal Translation
The pride of man humbleth him, And humility of spirit upholdeth honour.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Honour shall uphold the humble in spirit - Better: The lowly in spirit shall lay hold on honor.

Proverbs 29:23 Parallel Commentaries

The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
Matthew 23:12
"Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.

Luke 14:11
"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Luke 18:14
"I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

James 4:6
But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

James 4:10
Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.

Proverbs 11:2
When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.

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

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