Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

It may not be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the onyx of great price, or the sapphire.

New American Standard Bible

“It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,
In precious onyx, or sapphire.

King James Version

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

Holman Bible

Wisdom cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,
in precious onyx or sapphire.

International Standard Version

It cannot be compared to gold from Ophir, with precious onyx, or with sapphire.

A Conservative Version

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

American Standard Version

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, With the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

Amplified


“It cannot be valued in [terms of] the gold of Ophir,
In the precious onyx or beryl, or the sapphire.

Darby Translation

It is not set in the balance with gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, and the sapphire.

Julia Smith Translation

It shall not be weighed with gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, and the sapphire.

King James 2000

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It cannot be bought for the gold of Ophir, for precious onyx or sapphire.

Modern King James verseion

It cannot be weighed against the gold of Ophir, against precious onyx, or sapphire;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

No wedges of gold of Ophir, no precious Onyx stones, no Sapphire may be compared unto her.

NET Bible

It cannot be measured out for purchase with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or sapphires.

New Heart English Bible

It can't be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

The Emphasized Bible

It cannot be put into the scales against the gold of Ophir, with costly onyx, or sapphire;

Webster

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

World English Bible

It can't be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

Youngs Literal Translation

It is not valued with pure gold of Ophir, With precious onyx and sapphire,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It cannot be valued
סלה 
Calah 
Usage: 4

with the gold
כּתם 
Kethem 
Usage: 9

of Ophir
אופר אפיר אופיר 
'Owphiyr 
Usage: 13

with the precious
יקר 
Yaqar 
Usage: 36

שׁהם 
Shoham 
Usage: 11

References

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

15 Gold may not be given for it, or a weight of silver in payment for it. 16 It may not be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the onyx of great price, or the sapphire. 17 Gold and glass are not equal to it in price, and it may not be exchanged for jewels of the best gold.



Cross References

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters are among your noble women: on your right is the queen in gold of Ophir.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make men so small in number, that a man will be harder to get than gold, even the best gold of Ophir.

Exodus 28:20

The fourth, a topaz, a beryl, and a jasper; they are to be fixed in twisted frames of gold.

1 Chronicles 29:4

Even three thousand talents of gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of the best silver, for plating the walls of the house:

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every stone of great price was your clothing, the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the emerald and the carbuncle: your store-houses were full of gold, and things of great price were in you; in the day when you were made they were got ready.

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