Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Man knoweth not the value thereof; and it is not found 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.

Bible in Basic English

Man has not seen the way to it, and it is not 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 wisdom, where shall it be found? and where is the place of understanding? 13 Man knoweth not the value thereof; and it is not found in the land of the living. 14 The deep saith, It is not in me; and the sea saith, It is not with me.



Cross References

Job 28:15-19

Choice gold cannot be given for it, nor silver be weighed for its price.

Job 28:21-22

For it is hidden from the eyes of all living, and concealed from the fowl of the heavens.

Psalm 19:10

They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb.

Psalm 52:5

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 119:72

The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Proverbs 3:14-15

For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold.

Proverbs 8:11

for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Riches and honour are with me; durable wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better is it to get wisdom than fine gold, and the getting of intelligence to be preferred to silver!

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth, and sell it not; wisdom, and instruction, and intelligence.

Ecclesiastes 8:16-17

When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes),

Isaiah 38:11

I said, I shall not see Jah, Jah in the land of the living. With those who dwell where all has ceased to be, I shall behold man no more.

Isaiah 53:8

He was taken from oppression and from judgment; and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living; for the transgression of my people was he stricken.

Matthew 13:44-46

The kingdom of the heavens is like a treasure hid in the field, which a man having found has hid, and for the joy of it goes and sells all whatever he has, and buys that field.

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