Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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?

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 has searched the sources of the rivers and what was hidden he has brought into the light. 12 "But wisdom -- where can it be found? Where is the place of understanding? 13 Mankind does not know its place; it cannot be found in the land of the living.



Cross References

Job 28:28

And he said to mankind, 'The fear of the Lord -- that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.'"

1 Kings 3:9

So give your servant a discerning mind so he can make judicial decisions for your people and distinguish right from wrong. Otherwise no one is able to make judicial decisions for this great nation of yours."

Job 28:20

"But wisdom -- where does it come from? Where is the place of understanding?

Psalm 51:6

Look, you desire integrity in the inner man; you want me to possess wisdom.

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 foundation of the earth; he established the heavens by understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-25

I have examined all this by wisdom; I said, "I am determined to comprehend this" -- but it was beyond my grasp.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

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

Colossians 2:3

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

James 1:5

But if anyone is deficient in wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without reprimand, and it will be given to him.

James 1:17

All generous giving and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or the slightest hint of change.

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