New International Version
Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.
King James Bible
Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.
Darby Bible Translation
Length of days is in her right hand; in her left hand riches and honour.
World English Bible
Length of days is in her right hand. In her left hand are riches and honor.
Young's Literal Translation
Length of days is in her right hand, In her left are wealth and honour.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Length of days is in her right hand - A wicked man shortens his days by excesses; a righteous man prolongs his by temperance.
In her left hand riches and honor - That is, her hands are full of the choicest benefits. There is nothing to be understood here by the right hand in preference to the left.
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The Tenth Commandment
1 Kings 3:13
Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for--both wealth and honor--so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among kings.
Wealth and riches are in their houses, and their righteousness endures forever.
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.
With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity.
For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
Humility is the fear of the LORD; its wages are riches and honor and life.
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