Chinese: Mandarin

Contributor: Zhiyan Zhang

Translator: Dayu Sun (孙大雨) (1905-1997); published 1993, 2006:


If virtue does not lack anything, delightful beauty included, your virtuous son-in-law is not black at all, and instead, he is fairly white/pure.

Contributor: Zhiyan Zhang

Translator: Shiqiu Liang (梁实秋(1903-1987); published 1936, 2001:


If virtue itself does not lack beauty, your son-in-law is also fair, despite [the fact] that he is a bit black.

Zhiyan Zhang's own translation (2012):


If virtue lacks no delightful beauty, your son-in-law’s fair virtue cannot be covered by his blackness.