Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Mankind does not know its place; it cannot be 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.

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.

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 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. 14 The deep says, 'It is not with me.' And the sea says, 'It is not with me.'



Cross References

Job 28:15-19

Fine gold cannot be given in exchange for it, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.

Job 28:21-22

For it has been hidden from the eyes of every living creature, and from the birds of the sky it has been concealed.

Psalm 19:10

They are of greater value than gold, than even a great amount of pure gold; they bring greater delight than honey, than even the sweetest honey from a honeycomb.

Psalm 52:5

Yet God will make you a permanent heap of ruins. He will scoop you up and remove you from your home; he will uproot you from the land of the living. (Selah)

Psalm 119:72

The law you have revealed is more important to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.

Proverbs 3:14-15

For her benefit is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than gold.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies, and desirable things cannot be compared to her.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Riches and honor are with me, long-lasting wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to acquire wisdom than gold; to acquire understanding is more desirable than silver.

Proverbs 23:23

Acquire truth and do not sell it -- wisdom, and discipline, and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 8:16-17

When I tried to gain wisdom and to observe the activity on earth -- even though it prevents anyone from sleeping day or night --

Isaiah 38:11

"I thought, 'I will no longer see the Lord in the land of the living, I will no longer look on humankind with the inhabitants of the world.

Isaiah 53:8

He was led away after an unjust trial -- but who even cared? Indeed, he was cut off from the land of the living; because of the rebellion of his own people he was wounded.

Matthew 13:44-46

"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure, hidden in a field, that a person found and hid. Then because of joy he went and sold all that he had and bought that field.

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