Job 28:19
Good News Translation
The finest topaz and the purest gold Cannot compare with the value of wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
All the topaz of Ethiopia and the finest gold cannot compare with it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be equal to it, neither shall it be compared to the cleanest dyeing.

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The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be equal to it, neither shall it be compared to the cleanest dyeing.

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Exodus 28:17 And thou shalt set in it four rows of stones . In the first row shall be a sardius stone, and a topaz, and an emerald:

Exodus 39:10 And he set four rows of precious stones in it. In the first row was a sardius, a topaz, an emerald.

Ezekiel 28:13 Thou wast in the pleasures of the paradise of God: every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the jasper, the chrysolite, and the onyx, and the beryl, the sapphire, and the carbuncle, and the emerald: gold the work of thy beauty: and thy pipes were prepared in the day that thou wast created.

Revelation 21:20 The fifth, sardonyx: the sixth, sardius: the seventh, chrysolite: the eighth, beryl: the ninth, a topaz: the tenth, a chrysoprasus: the eleventh, a jacinth: the twelfth, an amethyst.

Context
Where Can Wisdom Be Found?
18High and eminent things shall not be mentioned in comparison of it: but wisdom is drawn out of secret places. 19The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be equal to it, neither shall it be compared to the cleanest dyeing.20Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?…
Cross References
Proverbs 8:19
I walk in the way of justice, in the midst of the paths of judgment,

Job 28:20
Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

Additional Translations
Topaz from Cush cannot compare, nor can it be valued in pure gold.The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be equalled to it; it shall not be compared with pure gold.

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

The topaz of Cush shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Not equal it doth the topaz of Cush, With pure gold it is not valued.
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