New International Version
Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
King James Bible
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.
World English Bible
Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation
A vain man through pride causeth debate, And with the counselled is wisdom.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
By pride cometh contention - Perhaps there is not a quarrel among individuals in private life, nor a war among nations, that does not proceed from pride and ambition. Neither man nor nation will be content to be less than another; and to acquire the wished-for superiority all is thrown into general confusion, both in public and private life. It was to destroy this spirit of pride, that Jesus was manifested in the extreme of humility and humiliation among men. The salvation of Christ is a deliverance from pride, and a being clothed with humility. As far as we are humble, so far we are saved.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Tillage of the Poor
'Much food is in the tillage of the poor.'--PROVERBS xiii. 23. Palestine was a land of small peasant proprietors, and the institution of the Jubilee was intended to prevent the acquisition of large estates by any Israelite. The consequence, as intended, was a level of modest prosperity. It was 'the tillage of the poor,' the careful, diligent husbandry of the man who had only a little patch of land to look after, that filled the storehouses of the Holy Land. Hence the proverb of our text arose. It …
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The Song of the Redeemed
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
Everyone who saw it was saying to one another, "Such a thing has never been seen or done, not since the day the Israelites came up out of Egypt. Just imagine! We must do something! So speak up!"
The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.
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