Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Coral and quartz are not worth mentioning.
The price of wisdom is beyond pearls.

New American Standard Bible

"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.

King James Version

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

American Standard Version

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal: Yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Amplified

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal; for the possession of Wisdom is even above rubies or pearls.

Bible in Basic English

There is no need to say anything about coral or crystal; and the value of wisdom is greater than that of pearls.

Darby Translation

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.

Julia Smith Translation

High things, and crystal, shall not be remembered: and the drawing out of wisdom above pearls.

King James 2000

No mention shall be made of coral, or of crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Black corals and crystal will not be mentioned, and wisdom's price [is] more than red corals.

Modern King James verseion

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; and the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is nothing so worthy, or so excellent, as once to be named unto her: for perfect wisdom goeth far beyond them all.

NET Bible

Of coral and jasper no mention will be made; the price of wisdom is more than pearls.

New Heart English Bible

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

The Emphasized Bible

Coral or crystal, cannot be mentioned, Yea, a possession, is wisdom, above red coral;

Webster

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

World English Bible

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Youngs Literal Translation

Corals and pearl are not remembered, The acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
shall be made of coral
ראמה 
Ra'mah 
Usage: 2

or of pearls
גּבישׁ 
Gabiysh 
Usage: 1

for the price
משׁך 
meshek 
Usage: 2

of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

References

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

17 Gold and glass do not compare with it,
and articles of fine gold cannot be exchanged for it.
18 Coral and quartz are not worth mentioning.
The price of wisdom is beyond pearls.
19 Topaz from Cush cannot compare with it,
and it cannot be valued in pure gold.



Cross References

Proverbs 3:15

She is more precious than jewels;
nothing you desire compares with her.

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a capable wife?
She is far more precious than jewels.

Lamentations 4:7

?ZayinHer dignitaries were brighter than snow,
whiter than milk;
their bodies were more ruddy than coral,
their appearance like sapphire.

Ezekiel 27:16

Aram was your trading partner because of your numerous products. They exchanged turquoise, purple and embroidered cloth, fine linen, coral, and rubies for your merchandise.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than jewels,
and nothing desirable can compare with it.

Matthew 7:6

Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 13:45-46

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls.

1 Timothy 2:9

Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense, not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel,

Revelation 17:4

The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls. She had a gold cup in her hand filled with everything vile and with the impurities of her prostitution.

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble;

Revelation 21:21

The 12 gates are 12 pearls; each individual gate was made of a single pearl. The broad street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.

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