Proverbs 11:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.

New Living Translation
A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.

English Standard Version
A gracious woman gets honor, and violent men get riches.

Berean Study Bible
A gracious woman attains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.

New American Standard Bible
A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.

NASB 1995
A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.

NASB 1977
A gracious woman attains honor, And violent men attain riches.

Amplified Bible
A gracious and good woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches [but not respect].

Christian Standard Bible
A gracious woman gains honor, but violent people gain only riches.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A gracious woman gains honor, but violent men gain only riches.

Contemporary English Version
A gracious woman will be respected, but a ruthless man will only get rich.

Good News Translation
A gracious woman is respected, but a woman without virtue is a disgrace. Lazy people will never have money, but aggressive people will get rich.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A gracious woman wins respect, but ruthless men gain riches.

International Standard Version
A gracious woman attains honor, but ruthless men attain wealth.

NET Bible
A generous woman gains honor, and ruthless men seize wealth.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.

New King James Version
A gracious woman retains honor, But ruthless men retain riches.

King James 2000 Bible
A gracious woman retains honor: and strong men retain riches.

New Heart English Bible
A gracious woman obtains honor, but she who hates virtue makes a throne for dishonor. The slothful become destitute, and ruthless men grab wealth.

World English Bible
A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.

American King James Version
A gracious woman retains honor: and strong men retain riches.

American Standard Version
A gracious woman obtaineth honor; And violent men obtain riches.

A Faithful Version
A gracious woman keeps honor, and strong men retain riches.

Darby Bible Translation
A gracious woman retaineth honour; and the violent retain riches.

English Revised Version
A gracious woman retaineth honour: and violent men retain riches.

Webster's Bible Translation
A gracious woman retaineth honor: and strong men retain riches.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A gracious woman atteineth honour, and the strong men atteine riches.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
A gratious woman getteth honour: but the strong men attayne riches.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A gracious woma manteyneth honestie, as for the mightie, they manteyne ryches.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A gracious woman retains honor, "" And terrible [men] retain riches.

Young's Literal Translation
A gracious woman retaineth honour, And terrible men retain riches.

Smith's Literal Translation
A woman of grace will obtain honor, and the powerful will obtain riches.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A gracious woman shall find glory: and the strong shall have riches.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A gracious woman shall discover glory. And the robust will have wealth.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A loving woman upholds honor for the husband, but the woman who hates the truth is a throne of disgrace. Lazy men, even in their wealth, are needy, and strong men uphold knowledge.

Lamsa Bible
A gracious woman sustains the honor of her husband; a woman who hates the truth is the seat of dishonor. Lazy men are in want even when they are rich; and strong men retain knowledge.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
A gracious woman obtaineth honour; And strong men obtain riches.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A gracious wife brings glory to her husband: but a woman hating righteousness is a theme of dishonour. The slothful come to want: but the diligent support themselves with wealth.








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