Before a downfall the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
Read Proverbs 18:12 Using Other Translations
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
Before destruction a man's heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor.
Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor.
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