Proverbs 11:30
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New Living Translation
The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life; a wise person wins friends.

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.

Proverbs 11:30 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:30 The fruit - His discourses and his whole conversation, is like the fruit of the tree of life. Winneth - That gains souls to God.

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A 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.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. ONE of the last remarks in my last lecture, was this, that the text ascribes conversion to men. Winning souls is converting men. This evening I design to show, I. That several passages of Scripture ascribe conversion to men. II. That this is consistent with other passages which ascribe conversion to God. III. I purpose to discuss several further particulars which are deemed important, in regard to the preaching of the Gospel, and which show
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

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.
(Admonition 26.) Differently to be admonished are those who, though able to preach worthily, are afraid by reason of excessive humility, and those whom imperfection or age forbids to preach, and yet precipitancy impells. For those who, though able to preach with profit, still shrink back through excessive humility are to be admonished to gather from consideration of a lesser matter how faulty they are in a greater one. For, if they were to hide from their indigent neighbours money which they possessed
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
1 Corinthians 9:19
Even though I am a free man with no master, I have become a slave to all people to bring many to Christ.

James 5:20
you can be sure that whoever brings the sinner back will save that person from death and bring about the forgiveness of many sins.

Revelation 2:7
"Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches. To everyone who is victorious I will give fruit from the tree of life in the paradise of God.

Psalm 92:14
Even in old age they will still produce fruit; they will remain vital and green.

Proverbs 3:18
Wisdom is a tree of life to those who embrace her; happy are those who hold her tightly.

Proverbs 12:12
Thieves are jealous of each other's loot, but the godly are well rooted and bear their own fruit.

Proverbs 14:25
A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is a traitor.

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