Job 12:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Wisdom is with aged men, With long life is understanding.

King James Version

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

International Standard Version

"Wisdom may be found in the company of the aged. Understanding comes with longevity.

A Conservative Version

With aged men is wisdom, and in length of days understanding.

American Standard Version

With aged men is wisdom, And in length of days understanding.

Amplified

With the aged [you say] is wisdom, and with length of days comes understanding.

Bible in Basic English

Old men have wisdom, and a long life gives knowledge.

Darby Translation

With the aged is wisdom, and in length of days understanding.

Holman Bible

Wisdom is found with the elderly, and understanding comes with long life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days intelligence.

Julia Smith Translation

With old men is wisdom, and length of days, understanding

King James 2000

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wisdom [is] with [the] aged, and understanding [is in] length of days.

Modern King James verseion

With the aged is wisdom, and understanding in length of days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Among old persons there is wisdom, and among the aged is understanding.

NET Bible

Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?

New Heart English Bible

With aged men is wisdom, in length of days understanding.

New simplified Bible

Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?

The Emphasized Bible

In the Ancient, is wisdom, and in Length of Days, understanding:

Webster

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

World English Bible

With aged men is wisdom, in length of days understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

With the very aged is wisdom, And with length of days understanding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁישׁ 
Yashiysh 
Usage: 4

is wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and in length
ארך 
'orek 
length , long , ever , as long as , high
Usage: 95

of days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

11 "Does not the ear test words, As the palate tastes its food? 12 "Wisdom is with aged men, With long life is understanding. 13 "With Him are wisdom and might; To Him belong counsel and understanding.



Cross References

Job 32:7

"I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom.

Job 15:10

"Both the gray-haired and the aged are among us, Older than your father.

Job 8:8

"Please inquire of past generations, And consider the things searched out by their fathers.



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