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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Honour shall uphold the humble in spirit - Better: The lowly in spirit shall lay hold on honor.
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"Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.
"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."
"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."
But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."
Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.
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.
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