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

Other Translations of Proverbs 29:23

New International Version

23 Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.

English Standard Version

23 One's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

The Message

23 Pride lands you flat on your face; humility prepares you for honors.

New King James Version

23 A man's pride will bring him low, But the humble in spirit will retain honor.

New Living Translation

23 Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:23

Commentary on Proverbs 29:23

(Read Proverbs 29:23)

Only those who humble themselves shall be exalted and established.