Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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?

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?

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 bound the rivers from weeping, and he will bring forth the hidden thing to light 12 And from whence shall wisdom be found? and where this place of understanding? 13 And man knew not its estimation, and it shall not be found in the land of the living.



Cross References

Job 28:28

And he will say to man, Behold, the fear of Jehovah, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

1 Kings 3:9

And give to thy servant a heart to hear to judge thy people to discern between good to evil: for who shall be able to judge this thy weighty people?

Job 28:20

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

Psalm 51:6

Behold, thou didst delight in truth in the reins, and in bidden things thou wilt cause me to know wisdom.

Proverbs 2:4-6

If thou wilt seek her as silver, and dig for her as hidden treasure;

Proverbs 3:19

Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; he prepared the heavens by understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-25

All this I proved by wisdom: I said I will be wise, and it was removed far off from me.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and put away the understanding of the intelligent.

Colossians 2:3

In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

James 1:5

If any of you is forsaken of wisdom, let him ask of God, giving to all plainly, blaming not; and it shall be given him.

James 1:17

Every good donation and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom not one change, or shadow of turning.

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