Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Man does not know its value,
Nor is it found in the land of the living.

King James Version

Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.

Holman Bible

No man can know its value,
since it cannot be found in the land of the living.

International Standard Version

Mankind doesn't appreciate their value; and you won't find it anywhere on earth.

A Conservative Version

Man does not know the price of it, nor is it found in the land of the living.

American Standard Version

Man knoweth not the price thereof; Neither is it found in the land of the living.

Amplified


“Man does not know the value of it;
Nor is it found in the land of the living.

Bible in Basic English

Man has not seen the way to it, and it is not in the land of the living.

Darby Translation

Man knoweth not the value thereof; and it is not found in the land of the living.

Julia Smith Translation

And man knew not its estimation, and it shall not be found in the land of the living.

King James 2000

Man knows not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A human being does not know its proper value, and it is not found in [the] land of the living.

Modern King James verseion

Man does not know the price of it; nor is it found in the land of the living.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Verily, no man can tell how worthy a thing she is, neither is she found in the land of the living.

NET Bible

Mankind does not know its place; it cannot be found in the land of the living.

New Heart English Bible

Man doesn't know its price; Neither is it found in the land of the living.

The Emphasized Bible

Mortal knoweth not the way thereof, neither can it be found in the land of the living;

Webster

Man knoweth not the price of it; neither is it found in the land of the living.

World English Bible

Man doesn't know its price; Neither is it found in the land of the living.

Youngs Literal Translation

Man hath not known its arrangement, Nor is it found in the land of the living.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

not the price
ערך 
`erek 
Usage: 33

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Easton

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

12 “But where can wisdom be found?
And where is the place of understanding?
13 Man does not know its value,
Nor is it found in the land of the living.
14 “The deep says, ‘It is not in me’;
And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’



Cross References

Job 28:15-19

Pure gold cannot be given in exchange for it,
Nor can silver be weighed as its price.

Job 28:21-22

“Thus it is hidden from the eyes of all living
And concealed from the birds of the sky.

Psalm 19:10

They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold;
Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

Psalm 52:5

But God will break you down forever;
He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent,
And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 119:72

The law of Your mouth is better to me
Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Proverbs 3:14-15

For her profit is better than the profit of silver
And her gain better than fine gold.

Proverbs 8:11

“For wisdom is better than jewels;
And all desirable things cannot compare with her.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Riches and honor are with me,
Enduring wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold!
And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy truth, and do not sell it,
Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 8:16-17

When I gave my heart to know wisdom and to see the task which has been done on the earth (even though one should never sleep day or night),

Isaiah 38:11

I said, “I will not see the Lord,
The Lord in the land of the living;
I will look on man no more among the inhabitants of the world.

Isaiah 53:8

By oppression and judgment He was taken away;
And as for His generation, who considered
That He was cut off out of the land of the living
For the transgression of my people, to whom the stroke was due?

Matthew 13:44-46

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

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