Proverbs 8:10
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New Living Translation
Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than pure 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.

Proverbs 8:10 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:10 And not silver - Rather than silver.

Proverbs 8:10 Parallel Commentaries

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Having Said This, when they had Kissed Him...
92. Having said this, when they had kissed him, he lifted up his feet, and as though he saw friends coming to him and was glad because of them--for as he lay his countenance appeared joyful--he died and was gathered to the fathers. And they afterward, according to his commandment, wrapped him up and buried him, hiding his body underground. And no one knows to this day where it was buried, save those two only. But each of those who received the sheepskin of the blessed Antony and the garment worn
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Absurdity of Supposing a Son or Word Created in Order to the Creation of Other Creatures; as to the Creation
Chapter XVII.--Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 continued. Absurdity of supposing a Son or Word created in order to the creation of other creatures; as to the creation being unable to bear God's immediate hand, God condescends to the lowest. Moreover, if the Son a creature, He too could not bear God's hand, and an infinite series of media will be necessary. Objected, that, as Moses who led out the Israelites was a man, so our Lord; but Moses was not the Agent in creation:--again, that unity is found
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Contrast Between the Father's Operations Immediately and Naturally in the Son...
Chapter XVIII.--Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 continued. Contrast between the Father's operations immediately and naturally in the Son, instrumentally by the creatures; Scripture terms illustrative of this. Explanation of these illustrations; which should be interpreted by the doctrine of the Church; perverse sense put on them by the Arians, refuted. Mystery of Divine Generation. Contrast between God's Word and man's word drawn out at length. Asterius betrayed into holding two Unoriginates; his
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Texts Explained; Sixthly...
Chapter XIX.--Texts explained; Sixthly, Proverbs viii. 22. Proverbs are of a figurative nature, and must be interpreted as such. We must interpret them, and in particular this passage, by the Regula Fidei. He created me' not equivalent to I am a creature.' Wisdom a creature so far forth as Its human body. Again, if He is a creature, it is as a beginning of ways,' an office which, though not an attribute, is a consequence, of a higher and divine nature. And it is for the works,' which implied the
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Cross References
Job 28:15
It cannot be bought with gold. It cannot be purchased with silver.

Job 28:17
Wisdom is more valuable than gold and crystal. It cannot be purchased with jewels mounted in fine gold.

Psalm 119:72
Your instructions are more valuable to me than millions in gold and silver.

Proverbs 3:14
For wisdom is more profitable than silver, and her wages are better than gold.

Proverbs 3:15
Wisdom is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 8:19
My gifts are better than gold, even the purest gold, my wages better than sterling silver!

Proverbs 16:16
How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgment than silver!

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