Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

More choice, is a name, than great riches, beyond silver and gold, is pleasant grace.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

A [good] name is rather to be chosen than great riches, 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.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches; loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Julia Smith Translation

A Name to be chosen rather than much riches, and good grace rather than gold.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

A {reputation} [is] to be chosen {rather than} great riches; {favor is better than silver and gold}.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A good name is more worth than great riches; and loving favour is better than silver and gold.

NET Bible

A good name is to be chosen rather than great wealth, good favor more than silver or gold.

New Heart English Bible

A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better than silver and gold.

Webster

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

A name is chosen rather than much wealth, Than silver and than gold -- good grace.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

is rather to be chosen
בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

עשׁר 
`osher 
Usage: 37

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 More choice, is a name, than great riches, beyond silver and gold, is pleasant grace. 2 The rich and the poor, meet together, the maker of them all, is Yahweh.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 7:1

Better a name, than precious ointment, - and the day of death, than the day of one's birth.

1 Kings 1:47

Moreover also, the servants of the king have been in, to bless our lord King David, saying - Thy God make the name of Solomon better than thy name, and make his throne greater than thy throne, - And the king bowed himself upon his bed.

Luke 10:20

Notwithstanding, in this, be not rejoicing - that, the spirits, unto you submit themselves; but be rejoicing - that, your names, are inscribed in the heavens!

Acts 7:10

And rescued him out of all his tribulations, and gave him favour and wisdom before Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he appointed him governor over Egypt and all his house.

Philippians 4:3

Yea! I request thee also, true yokefellow, be thou helping together with these women, - who, indeed, in the joyful message, have maintained the combat with me, along with Clement also, and the rest of my fellow-workers, whose names, are in the book of life.

Hebrews 11:39

And, these all, though they obtained witness through their faith, yet bare not away, the promise:

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