New Living Translation
A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:16 Gracious woman - A woman endued with the grace of God. Retaineth - Or, holdeth fast her honour, or reputation.
LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her:
Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the LORD will be greatly praised.
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