Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

Watsons

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

11 Are not words tested by the ear, even as food is tasted by the mouth? 12 Old men have wisdom, and a long life gives knowledge. 13 With him there is wisdom and strength; power and knowledge are his.



Cross References

Job 32:7

I said to myself, It is right for the old to say what is in their minds, and for those who are far on in years to give out wisdom.

Job 15:10

With us are men who are grey-haired and full of years, much older than your father.

Job 8:8

Put the question now to the past generations, and give attention to what has been searched out by their fathers:

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