Proverbs 22:1

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 22:1

A Good name is rather to be chosen then great riches, and louing fauour rather then siluer & golde.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A {good} name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A `good' name is rather to be chosen than great riches, `And' loving favor rather than silver and gold.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

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

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

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

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 22:1

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:1


22:1 Favour - A good report among men, especially good men, and that hearty kindness which attends it.


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