Verse of the Day

Tuesday, November 19, 2024

Proverbs 16:18 NIV

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.

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Translations of Today's Verse

King James Version

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

English Standard Version

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

The Message

First pride, then the crash - the bigger the ego, the harder the fall.

New King James Version

Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.

New Living Translation

Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.

Commentary on Today's Verse

Commentary on Proverbs 16:18

(Read Proverbs 16:18)

When men defy God's judgments, and think themselves far from them, it is a sign they are at the door. Let us not fear the pride of others, but fear pride in ourselves.

Proverbs 16:18 In-Context

16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!

17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.

18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.

19 Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.

20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,Or "whoever speaks prudently finds what is good"and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.

This Week's Daily Bible Verses

Monday, November 18

Philippians 3:10

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death.

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Sunday, November 17

Psalm 119:105

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.

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Saturday, November 16

Philippians 1:29

For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him.

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Friday, November 15

Hebrews 3:4

Every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.

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Thursday, November 14

Psalm 133:1

How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!

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Wednesday, November 13

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with his income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made.

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Tuesday, November 12

Matthew 5:10

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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