Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 of coral and crystal can be made;
For the possession of wisdom is even above [that of] 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.

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.

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 can't equal it, neither shall it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold. 18 No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies. 19 The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.



Cross References

Proverbs 3:15

She is more precious than rubies. None of the things you can desire are to be compared to her.

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.

Lamentations 4:7

Her consecrated ones were purer than snow, whiter than milk; their bodies more ruddy than rubies, their appearance was like lapis lazuli.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant by reason of the multitude of your handiworks: they traded for your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 13:45-46

"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls,

1 Timothy 2:9

In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;

Revelation 17:4

The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of her sexual immorality.

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet, all expensive wood, every vessel of ivory, every vessel made of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble;

Revelation 21:21

The twelve gates were twelve pearls. Each one of the gates was made of one pearl. The street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.

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