Proverbs 29 :23

Proverbs 29 :23 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

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.

Definitions for Proverbs 29 :23

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's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :23

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

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :23

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