Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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?

American Standard Version

Whence then cometh wisdom? 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?

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 be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold. 20 Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding? 21 For it is hidden from the eyes of all living, and concealed from the fowl of the heavens.



Cross References

Job 28:12

But wisdom, where shall it be found? and where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:23

God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth its place:

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Lo, 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 come knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-24

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

1 Corinthians 2:6-15

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all freely and reproaches not, and it shall be given to him:

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of turning.

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