Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 may wisdom be seen? and where is the resting-place of knowledge? 13 Man has not seen the way to it, and it is not in the land of the living. 14 The deep waters say, It is not in me: and the sea says, It is not with me.



Cross References

Job 28:15-19

Gold may not be given for it, or a weight of silver in payment for it.

Job 28:21-22

For it is kept secret from the eyes of all living, unseen by the birds of the air.

Psalm 19:10

More to be desired are they than gold, even than much shining gold; sweeter than the dropping honey.

Psalm 52:5

But God will put an end to you for ever; driving you out from your tent, uprooting 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.

Proverbs 3:14-15

For trading in it is better than trading in silver, and its profit greater than bright gold.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than jewels, and all things which may be desired are nothing in comparison with her.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Wealth and honour are in my hands, even wealth without equal and righteousness.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! and to get knowledge is more to be desired than silver.

Proverbs 23:23

Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.

Ecclesiastes 8:16-17

When I gave my mind to the knowledge of wisdom and to seeing the business which is done on the earth (and there are those whose eyes see not sleep by day or by night),

Isaiah 38:11

I said, I will not see the Lord, even the Lord in the land of the living: I will not see man again or those living in the world.

Isaiah 53:8

They took away from him help and right, and who gave a thought to his fate? for he was cut off from the land of the living: he came to his death for the sin of my people.

Matthew 13:44-46

The kingdom of heaven is like a secret store of wealth in a field, which a man came across and put back again; and in his joy he goes and gives all he has, to get that field.

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