Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

King James Version

But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?

Holman Bible

But where can wisdom be found, and where is understanding located?

International Standard Version

"Where can wisdom be found? Where is understanding's home?

A Conservative Version

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

American Standard Version

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Amplified

But where shall Wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Bible in Basic English

But where may wisdom be seen? and where is the resting-place of knowledge?

Darby Translation

But wisdom, where shall it be found? and where is the place of understanding?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Julia Smith Translation

And from whence shall wisdom be found? and where this place of understanding?

King James 2000

But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"But from where will wisdom be found? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Modern King James verseion

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How cometh a man then by wisdom? Where is the place that men find understanding?

NET Bible

"But wisdom -- where can it be found? Where is the place of understanding?

New Heart English Bible

"But where shall wisdom be found? Where is the place of understanding?

The Emphasized Bible

Yet where can, Wisdom, be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Webster

But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?

World English Bible

"But where shall wisdom be found? Where is the place of understanding?

Youngs Literal Translation

And the wisdom -- whence is it found? And where is this, the place of understanding?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אין 
'aiyn 
Usage: 17

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

and where is the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

11 "He dams up the streams from flowing, And what is hidden he brings out to the light. 12 "But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding? 13 "Man does not know its value, Nor is it found in the land of the living.



Cross References

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

1 Kings 3:9

"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"

Job 28:20

"Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?

Psalm 51:6

Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.

Proverbs 2:4-6

If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures;

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-25

I tested all this with wisdom, and I said, "I will be wise," but it was far from me.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

For it is written, "I WILL DESTROY THE WISDOM OF THE WISE, AND THE CLEVERNESS OF THE CLEVER I WILL SET ASIDE."

Colossians 2:3

in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

James 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

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