Proverbs 8:19
New International Version
My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver.

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

English Standard Version
My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold, and my yield than choice silver.

Berean Study Bible
My fruit is better than gold, pure gold, and my harvest surpasses choice silver.

New American Standard Bible
"My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield better than choicest silver.

New King James Version
My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold, And my revenue than choice silver.

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

Christian Standard Bible
My fruit is better than solid gold, and my harvest than pure silver.

Contemporary English Version
What you receive from me is more valuable than even the finest gold or the purest silver.

Good News Translation
What you get from me is better than the finest gold, better than the purest silver.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My fruit is better than solid gold, and my harvest than pure silver.

International Standard Version
My fruit is better than gold, better than even refined gold, and my benefit surpasses the purest silver.

NET Bible
My fruit is better than the purest gold, and what I produce is better than choice silver.

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

A Faithful Version
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and what I give is better than choice silver.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“My fruits are better than refined gold and my produce than choice silver.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What I produce is better than gold, pure gold. What I yield is better than fine silver.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my produce than choice silver.

New American Standard 1977
“My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield than choicest silver.

King James 2000 Bible
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

American King James Version
My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

American Standard Version
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my revenue than choice silver.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
It is better to have my fruit than to have gold and precious stones; and my produce is better than choice silver.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For my fruit is better than gold and the precious stone, and my blossoms than choice silver.

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

English Revised Version
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

Webster's Bible Translation
My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine 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.
Study Bible
The Excellence of Wisdom
18With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and righteousness. 19My fruit is better than gold, pure gold, and my harvest surpasses choice silver.20I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice,…
Cross References
Job 28:15
It cannot be purchased for gold, nor its price weighed out in silver.

Job 28:19
Topaz from Cush cannot compare, nor can it be valued in pure gold.

Proverbs 3:14
for she is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than fine gold.

Proverbs 8:10
Receive my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold.

Proverbs 8:20
I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice,

Proverbs 10:20
The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked has little worth.

Proverbs 16:16
How much better to acquire wisdom than gold; to gain understanding is more desirable than silver.

Treasury of Scripture

My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

Proverbs 8:10
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 3:14
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

Ecclesiastes 7:12
For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.









Lexicon
My fruit
פִּ֭רְיִי (pir·yî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6529: Fruit

is better
ט֣וֹב (ṭō·wḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

than gold,
מֵחָר֣וּץ (mê·ḥā·rūṣ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2742: Incised, incisive, a trench, gold, a threshing-sledge, determination, eager

pure gold,
וּמִפָּ֑ז (ū·mip·pāz)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6337: Refined, pure gold

and my harvest
וּ֝תְבוּאָתִ֗י (ū·ṯə·ḇū·’ā·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8393: Product, revenue

[surpasses] choice
נִבְחָֽר׃ (niḇ·ḥār)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 977: To try, select

silver.
מִכֶּ֥סֶף (mik·ke·sep̄)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3701: Silver, money
(19) My fruit. . . . my revenue.--i.e., the gain and profit which come from possessing me.

Verse 19. - My fruit is better than gold. We have had Wisdom called "a tree of life" (Proverbs 3:18), and the gain from possessing her compared to gold and silver (Proverbs 3:14). Fine gold (paz); Septuagint and Vulgate, "precious stone." The word signifies "purified gold" - gold from which all mixture or alloy has been separated. My revenue; Vulgate, genimina mea; Septuagint, γεννήματα; Hebrew, tebuah, "produce," "profits."
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