Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Bible in Basic English

It may not be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the onyx of great price, 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 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 Pure gold cannot be given in its stead, and silver be weighed as its price. 16 It cannot be weighed against the gold of Ophir, against precious onyx, or sapphire; 17 gold and the crystal cannot equal it, nor can it be exchanged for a vessel of fine gold.



Cross References

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters are among Your precious ones; on Your right hand stands the queen in gold of Ophir.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make a man more precious than gold; even a man than the fine gold of Ophir.

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row: a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper. They shall be set in gold in their fillings.

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses;

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the ruby, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the turquoise, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of your tambourines and of your flutes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

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