Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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?

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?

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 dams up flowing rivers, bringing hidden things to light." 12 "Where can wisdom be found? Where is understanding's home? 13 Mankind doesn't appreciate their value; and you won't find it anywhere on earth.



Cross References

Job 28:28

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

1 Kings 3:9

So give your servant an understanding mind to govern your people, so I can discern between good and evil. Otherwise, how will I be able to govern this great people of yours?"

Job 28:20

"From where, then, does wisdom originate? Where does understanding live?

Psalm 51:6

Indeed, you are pleased with truth in the inner person, and you will teach me wisdom in my innermost parts.

Proverbs 2:4-6

if you seek it like silver and search for it like hidden treasure,

Proverbs 3:19

By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, and by understanding he set the heavens in place.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-25

I used my wisdom to test all of this. I said, "I want to be wise," but it was beyond me.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will reject."

Colossians 2:3

In him are stored all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

James 1:17

Every generous act of giving and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father who made the heavenly lights, in whom there is no inconsistency or shifting shadow.

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