Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

You can't buy it with gold, and its value cannot be calculated in silver.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.

Holman Bible

Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price.

A Conservative Version

It cannot be gotten for gold, nor shall silver be weighed for the price of it.

American Standard Version

It cannot be gotten for gold, Neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.

Amplified


“It cannot be obtained for pure gold,
Nor can silver be weighed as its price.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

Shut up gold shall not be given for it, and silver shall not be weighed its price

King James 2000

It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Refined gold cannot be gotten in its place, and silver cannot be weighed out [as] its price.

Modern King James verseion

Pure gold cannot be given in its stead, and silver be weighed as its price.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She cannot be gotten for the most fine gold, neither may the price of her be bought with any money.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

It can't be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for its price.

The Emphasized Bible

Pure gold cannot be given in its stead, neither can silver he weighed as the value thereof;

Webster

It cannot be obtained for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price of it.

World English Bible

It can't be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for its price.

Youngs Literal Translation

Gold is not given for it, Nor is silver weighed -- its price.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It cannot be gotten
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

סגור 
C@gowr 
Usage: 1

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

be weighed
שׁקל 
Shaqal 
Usage: 22

for the price
מחיר 
M@chiyr 
Usage: 15

References

American

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

14 The deepest ocean says, "It's not within me.' and the sea says, "You'll never find it with me.' 15 You can't buy it with gold, and its value cannot be calculated in silver. 16 It cannot be compared to gold from Ophir, with precious onyx, or with sapphire.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:16

How much better than gaining gold is the acquisition of wisdom, the attainment of wisdom better than silver!

Proverbs 8:10-11

Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money and knowledge instead of the finest gold,

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, better than even refined gold, and my benefit surpasses the purest silver.

Job 28:18

Don't even bother to mention coral and crystal wisdom is more valuable than a bag of rubies.

Proverbs 3:13-15

How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me, and those who seek me will find me.

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