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Proverbs 15:25

    Proverbs 15:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jehovah will root up the house of the proud; But he will establish the border of the widow.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The house of the man of pride will be uprooted by the Lord, but he will make safe the heritage of the widow.

    Webster's Revision

    Jehovah will root up the house of the proud; But he will establish the border of the widow.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The LORD will root up the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 15:25

    The house of the proud - Families of this description are seldom continued long. The Lord hates pride; and those that will not be humble he will destroy.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 15:25

    The widow - Here, as elsewhere Deuteronomy 10:18; Psalm 68:5, the widow, as the most extreme type of desolation, stands as the representative of a class safer in their poverty under the protection of the Lord, than the proud in the haughtiness of their strength.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 15:25

    15:25 The proud - Of the mighty oppressors. The border - The estate, the border being often used, for the land within the borders.