Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

The topaz of Ethiopia is not equal to it, and it may not be valued with the best gold.

New American Standard Bible

“The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it,
Nor can it be valued in pure gold.

King James Version

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Holman Bible

Topaz from Cush cannot compare with it,
and it cannot be valued in pure gold.

International Standard Version

It can neither be compared with the topaz of Ethiopia nor valued in comparison to pure gold."

A Conservative Version

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, nor shall it be valued with pure gold.

American Standard Version

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Amplified


“The topaz of Ethiopia cannot compare with it,
Nor can it be valued in pure gold.

Darby Translation

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.

Julia Smith Translation

The topaz of Cush shall not compare with it; with pure gold it shall not be weighed.

King James 2000

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The topaz of Cush cannot be compared with it; it cannot be bought for pure gold.

Modern King James verseion

The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it; it cannot be weighed against pure gold.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The Topaz that cometh out of Ethiopia may in no wise be likened unto her: yea, no manner of apparel how pleasant and fair soever it be.

NET Bible

The topaz of Cush cannot be compared with it; it cannot be purchased with pure gold.

New Heart English Bible

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

The Emphasized Bible

The topaz of Ethiopia cannot compare with it, Against purest gold, can it not be weighed.

Webster

The topaz of Cush shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

World English Bible

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Youngs Literal Translation

Not equal it doth the topaz of Cush, With pure gold it is not valued.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּטדה 
Pitdah 
Usage: 4

כּוּשׁ 
Kuwsh 
Usage: 30

shall not equal
ערך 
`arak 
Usage: 76

it, neither shall it be valued
סלה 
Calah 
Usage: 4

with pure
טהר טהור 
Tahowr 
Usage: 95

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

18 There is no need to say anything about coral or crystal; and the value of wisdom is greater than that of pearls. 19 The topaz of Ethiopia is not equal to it, and it may not be valued with the best gold. 20 From where then does wisdom come, and where is the resting-place of knowledge?



Cross References

Exodus 28:17

And on it you are to put four lines of jewels; the first line is to be a cornelian, a chrysolite, and an emerald;

Exodus 39:10

And on it they put four lines of stones: in the first line was a carnelian, a chrysolite, and an emerald;

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.

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, even than the best gold; and my increase is more to be desired than silver.

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

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