American Standard Version
Receive my instruction, and not silver; And knowledge rather than choice gold.
King James Bible
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
Darby Bible Translation
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold:
World English Bible
Receive my instruction rather than silver; knowledge rather than choice gold.
Young's Literal Translation
Receive my instruction, and not silver, And knowledge rather than choice gold.
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Library"But Whereunto Shall I Liken this Generation?"
Matth. xi. 16.--"But whereunto shall I liken this generation?" When our Lord Jesus, who had the tongue of the learned, and spoke as never man spake, did now and then find a difficulty to express the matter herein contained. "What shall we do?" The matter indeed is of great importance, a soul matter, and therefore of great moment, a mystery, and therefore not easily expressed. No doubt he knows how to paint out this to the life, that we might rather behold it with our eyes, than hear it with our …
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The Invitation of Wisdom. --Prov. viii.
His Name --The Counsellor
Of the Decrees of God.
It cannot be gotten for gold, Neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.
Gold and glass cannot equal it, Neither shall it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.
The law of thy mouth is better unto me Than thousands of gold and silver.
For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, And the profit thereof than fine gold.
She is more precious than rubies: And none of the things thou canst desire are to be compared unto her.
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my revenue than choice silver.
How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
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