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Proverbs 3:16

    Proverbs 3:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honor.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Length of days is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Long life is in her right hand, and in her left are wealth and honour.

    Webster's Revision

    Length of days is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.

    World English Bible

    Length of days is in her right hand. In her left hand are riches and honor.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Length of days is in her right had; in her left hand are riches and honour.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 3:16

    Length of days is in her right hand - A wicked man shortens his days by excesses; a righteous man prolongs his by temperance.

    In her left hand riches and honor - That is, her hands are full of the choicest benefits. There is nothing to be understood here by the right hand in preference to the left.