Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, from where does wisdom come? And {where in the world} [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?

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?

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 cannot be compared with it; it cannot be bought for pure gold. 20 Indeed, from where does wisdom come? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding? 21 It is hidden from [the] eyes of all living, and it is concealed from [the] birds of the heaven.



Cross References

Job 28:12

"But from where will wisdom be found? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Job 28:23

"God understands its way, and he knows its place,

Job 28:28

And to the human beings he said, 'Look, the fear of the Lord [is] wisdom, and to depart from evil [is] understanding.'"

Proverbs 2:6

For Yahweh will give wisdom; from his mouth [come] knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:23-24

All this I have tested with wisdom. I said, "I will be wise!" but {it was beyond my grasp}.

1 Corinthians 2:6-15

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing,

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask for [it] from God, who gives to all without reservation and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of change.

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