New International Version
Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A man's pride shall bring him low - A proud man is universally despised, and such are often exposed to great mortifications.
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For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
"I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble."
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Wisdom's instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.
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