Analects 5.1

Original Text:

子谓公冶长可妻也虽在缧绁之中非其罪也以其子妻之

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said of Gongye Chang, “He is marriageable. Although he was once imprisoned as a criminal, he was in fact innocent of any crime.” The Master gave him his daughter in marriage.

Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.

The Master said of Gongye Chang, He deserves a wife. Although he was bound and imprisoned, he was guilty of no crime.

Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.

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