New Living Translation
Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings 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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Text: Philippians 2, 5-11. 5 Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men; 8 and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, yea, the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and gave unto him the name which is above every name; 10 that …
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But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
I tell you, this sinner, not the Pharisee, returned home justified before God. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
But he gives us even more grace to stand against such evil desires. As the Scriptures say, "God opposes the proud but favors the humble."
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
Pride leads to disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Fear of the LORD teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.
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