|New International Version (© 2011)|
for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.
King James Bible
For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
American Standard Version
For wisdom is better than rubies; And all the things that may be desired are not to be compared unto it.
Young's Literal Translation
For better is wisdom than rubies, Yea, all delights are not comparable with it.
Proverbs 8:11 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wisdom is better than rubies - See on Proverbs 3:15 (note).
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Proverbs 3:14 For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Proverbs 4:5-7 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth...
Proverbs 16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
Proverbs 20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
Job 28:15-19 It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof...
Psalm 19:10 More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
Psalm 119:127 Therefore I love your commandments above gold; yes, above fine gold.
Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Philippians 3:8,9 Yes doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord...
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Job 28:15 It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.
Job 28:18 Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies.
Psalm 19:10 They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.
Psalm 119:72 The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.
Psalm 119:103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
Proverbs 31:10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.