Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Whence then cometh wisdom? And where is the place of understanding?

New American Standard Bible

Where then does wisdom come from?
And where is the place of understanding?

King James Version

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

Holman Bible

Where then does wisdom come from,
and where is understanding located?

International Standard Version

"From where, then, does wisdom originate? Where does understanding live?

A Conservative Version

Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?

Amplified


“From where then does wisdom come?
And where is the place of understanding?

Bible in Basic English

From where then does wisdom come, and where is the resting-place of knowledge?

Darby Translation

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

Julia Smith Translation

And from whence shall wisdom come? and where this place of understanding?

King James 2000

From where then comes wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, from where does wisdom come? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Modern King James verseion

From where then does wisdom come, and where is the place of understanding?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"From where then cometh wisdom? And where is the place of understanding?

NET Bible

"But wisdom -- where does it come from? Where is the place of understanding?

New Heart English Bible

Whence then comes wisdom? Where is the place of understanding?

The Emphasized Bible

Whence then cometh, wisdom? And where is the place of understanding?

Webster

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

World English Bible

Where then does wisdom come from? Where is the place of understanding?

Youngs Literal Translation

And the wisdom -- whence doth it come? And where is this, the place of understanding?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אין 
'aiyn 
Usage: 17


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and where is the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

Easton

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

19 The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold. 20 Whence then cometh wisdom? And where is the place of understanding? 21 Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, And kept close from the birds of the heavens.



Cross References

Job 28:12

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:23

God understandeth the way thereof, And he knoweth the place thereof.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.

Proverbs 2:6

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:

Ecclesiastes 7:23-24

All this have I proved in wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me.

1 Corinthians 2:6-15

We speak wisdom, however, among them that are fullgrown: yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought:

James 1:5

But if any of you lacketh wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all liberally and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, neither shadow that is cast by turning.

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