Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And from whence shall wisdom come? and where this 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?

Darby Translation

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the 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 Cush shall not compare with it; with pure gold it shall not be weighed. 20 And from whence shall wisdom come? and where this place of understanding? 21 And being hid from the eyes of all living, and covered from the birds of the heavens.



Cross References

Job 28:12

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

Job 28:23

God understood its way, and he knew its place.

Job 28:28

And he will say to man, Behold, the fear of Jehovah, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Proverbs 2:6

For Jehovah will give wisdom: from his mouth knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-24

All this I proved by wisdom: I said I will be wise, and it was removed far off from me.

1 Corinthians 2:6-15

But we speak wisdom among the perfected: and the wisdom not of this life, nor of the rulers of this life, they being left unemployed:

James 1:5

If any of you is forsaken of wisdom, let him ask of God, giving to all plainly, blaming not; and it shall be given him.

James 1:17

Every good donation and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom not one change, or shadow of turning.

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