New Living Translation
Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.
King James Bible
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.
Darby Bible Translation
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches; loving favour rather than silver and gold.
World English Bible
A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better than silver and gold.
Young's Literal Translation
A name is chosen rather than much wealth, Than silver and than gold -- good grace.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:1 Favour - A good report among men, especially good men, and that hearty kindness which attends it.
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