Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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

Darby Translation

But wisdom, where shall it 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

Easton

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

11 He keeps back the streams from flowing, and makes the secret things come out into the light. 12 But where may wisdom be seen? and where is the resting-place of knowledge? 13 Man has not seen the way to it, and it is not in the land of the living.



Cross References

Job 28:28

And he said to man, Truly the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to keep from evil is the way to knowledge.

1 Kings 3:9

Give your servant, then, a wise heart for judging your people, able to see what is good and what evil; for who is able to be the judge of this great people?

Job 28:20

From where then does wisdom come, and where is the resting-place of knowledge?

Psalm 51:6

Your desire is for what is true in the inner parts: in the secrets of my soul you will give me knowledge of wisdom.

Proverbs 2:4-6

If you are looking for her as for silver, and searching for her as for stored-up wealth;

Proverbs 3:19

The Lord by wisdom put in position the bases of the earth; by reason he put the heavens in their place.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-25

All this I have put to the test by wisdom; I said, I will be wise, but it was far from me.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

As it says in the holy Writings, I will put an end to the wisdom of the wise, and will put on one side the designs of those who have knowledge.

Colossians 2:3

In whom are all the secret stores of wisdom and knowledge.

James 1:5

But if any man among you is without wisdom, let him make his request to God, who gives freely to all without an unkind word, and it will be given to him.

James 1:17

Every good and true thing is given to us from heaven, coming from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change or any shade made by turning.

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