New Living Translation
The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he protects the property of widows.
King James Bible
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.
World English Bible
Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.
Young's Literal Translation
The house of the proud Jehovah pulleth down, And He setteth up the border of the widow.
Proverbs 15:25 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:25 The proud - Of the mighty oppressors. The border - The estate, the border being often used, for the land within the borders.
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
"When you arrive in the land the LORD your God is giving you as your special possession, you must never steal anyone's land by moving the boundary markers your ancestors set up to mark their property.
Father to the fatherless, defender of widows--this is God, whose dwelling is holy.
The LORD protects the foreigners among us. He cares for the orphans and widows, but he frustrates the plans of the wicked.
The wicked die and disappear, but the family of the godly stands firm.
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the godly will flourish.
The LORD detests evil plans, but he delights in pure words.
Don't cheat your neighbor by moving the ancient boundary markers; don't take the land of defenseless orphans.
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