A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
Read Proverbs 11:16 Using Other Translations
A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.
A gracious woman gets honor, and violent men get riches.
A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
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