New American Standard Bible
A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.
King James Bible
A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.
Darby Bible Translation
A gracious woman retaineth honour; and the violent retain riches.
World English Bible
A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
Young's Literal Translation
A gracious woman retaineth honour, And terrible men retain riches.
Proverbs 11:16 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Or, "The gracious woman wins and keeps honor, as (the conjunction may be so rendered) strong men win riches."
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her, saying:
Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
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