Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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?

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 It can neither be compared with the topaz of Ethiopia nor valued in comparison to pure gold." 20 "From where, then, does wisdom originate? Where does understanding live? 21 It has been concealed from the sight of every living creature and hidden even from the birds in the skies.



Cross References

Job 28:12

"Where can wisdom be found? Where is understanding's home?

Job 28:23

God understands how to get there; he knows where they live.

Job 28:28

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-24

I used my wisdom to test all of this. I said, "I want to be wise," but it was beyond me.

1 Corinthians 2:6-15

However, when we are among mature people, we do speak a message of wisdom, but not the wisdom of this world or of the rulers of this world, who are passing off the scene.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

James 1:17

Every generous act of giving and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father who made the heavenly lights, in whom there is no inconsistency or shifting shadow.

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