Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

"But where shall wisdom 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?

NET Bible

"But wisdom -- where can it 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 binds the streams that they do not trickle. The thing that is hidden he brings forth to light. 12 "But where shall wisdom be found? Where is the place of understanding? 13 Man doesn't know its price; Neither is it found in the land of the living.



Cross References

Job 28:28

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

1 Kings 3:9

Give your servant therefore an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this your great people?"

Job 28:20

Whence then comes wisdom? Where is the place of understanding?

Psalm 51:6

Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

Proverbs 2:4-6

If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures:

Proverbs 3:19

By wisdom the LORD founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-25

All this have I proved in wisdom. 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, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

Colossians 2:3

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

James 1:5

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

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.

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