New American Standard Bible
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.
King James Bible
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.
Darby Bible Translation
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and the wise winneth souls.
World English Bible
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. He who is wise wins souls.
Young's Literal Translation
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls is wise.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Winneth souls - Better, a wise man winneth souls. He that is wise draws the souls of people to himself, just as the fruit of the righteous is to all around him a tree of life, bearing new fruits of healing evermore. The phrase is elsewhere translated by "taketh the life" 1 Kings 19:4; Psalm 31:13. The wise man is the true conqueror. For the Christian meaning given to these words, see the New Testament reference in the margin.
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.
1 Corinthians 9:19
For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win more.
let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.'
They will still yield fruit in old age; They shall be full of sap and very green,
She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.
The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.
A truthful witness saves lives, But he who utters lies is treacherous.
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