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Proverbs 29:23

    Proverbs 29:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A man's pride shall bring him low; But he that is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A man's pride will be the cause of his fall, but he who has a gentle spirit will get honour.

    Webster's Revision

    A man's pride shall bring him low; But he that is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor.

    World English Bible

    A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A man's pride shall bring him low: but he that is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honour.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 29:23

    A man's pride shall bring him low - A proud man is universally despised, and such are often exposed to great mortifications.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 29:23

    Honour shall uphold the humble in spirit - Better: The lowly in spirit shall lay hold on honor.