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

King James Bible
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

Darby Bible Translation
My fruit is better than fine gold, yea, than pure gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

World English Bible
My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; my yield than choice silver.

Young's Literal Translation
Better is my fruit than gold, even fine gold, And mine increase than choice silver.

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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 28:19
Precious peridot from Ethiopia cannot be exchanged for it. It's worth more than the purest gold.

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

Proverbs 8:10
Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold.

Proverbs 8:20
I walk in righteousness, in paths of justice.

Proverbs 10:20
The words of the godly are like sterling silver; the heart of a fool is worthless.

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

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