Proverbs 22:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.

New Living Translation
Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.

English Standard Version
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.

Berean Study Bible
A good name is more desirable than great riches; favor is better than silver and gold.

New American Standard Bible
A good name is to be more desired than great wealth; Favor is better than silver and gold.

NASB 1995
A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.

NASB 1977
Agood name is to be more desired than great riches, Favor is better than silver and gold.

Amplified Bible
A good name [earned by honorable behavior, godly wisdom, moral courage, and personal integrity] is more desirable than great riches; And favor is better than silver and gold.

Christian Standard Bible
A good name is to be chosen over great wealth; favor is better than silver and gold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A good name is to be chosen over great wealth; favor is better than silver and gold.

Contemporary English Version
A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold.

Good News Translation
If you have to choose between a good reputation and great wealth, choose a good reputation.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A good name is more desirable than great wealth. Respect is better than silver or gold.

International Standard Version
A good reputation is more desirable than great wealth, and favorable acceptance more than silver and gold.

NET Bible
A good name is to be chosen rather than great wealth, good favor more than silver or gold.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

New King James Version
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, Loving favor rather than silver and gold.

King James 2000 Bible
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.

New Heart English Bible
A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better 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.

American King James Version
A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.

American Standard Version
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, And loving favor rather than silver and gold.

A Faithful Version
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver or gold.

Darby Bible Translation
A [good] name is rather to be chosen than great riches; loving favour rather than silver and gold.

English Revised Version
A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Webster's Bible Translation
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A good name is to be chosen aboue great riches, and louing fauour is aboue siluer and aboue golde.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
A good name is more to be desired then great riches: and louing fauour is better then siluer and golde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A good name is more worth then greate riches, and louynge fauor is better then syluer and golde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A name is chosen rather than much wealth, "" Than silver and than gold—good grace.

Young's Literal Translation
A name is chosen rather than much wealth, Than silver and than gold -- good grace.

Smith's Literal Translation
A Name to be chosen rather than much riches, and good grace rather than gold.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A good name is better than great riches: and good favour is above silver and gold.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A good name is better than many riches. And good esteem is above silver and gold.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The Name is better than great wealth, and compassion is better than gold or silver.

Lamsa Bible
GOOD name is better than great riches, and loving favor than silver and gold.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, And loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A fair name is better than much wealth, and good favour is above silver and gold.








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