New Living Translation
Fear of the LORD teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.
King James Bible
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
Darby Bible Translation
The fear of Jehovah is the discipline of wisdom, and before honour goeth humility.
World English Bible
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.
Young's Literal Translation
The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom, And before honour is humility!
Proverbs 15:33 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:33 The instruction - Doth instruct men in true wisdom.
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. "
Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline, to help them understand the insights of the wise.
Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.
If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself; but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding.
We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer.
Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor.
Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.
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