Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold.

King James Version

For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

Holman Bible

for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold.

International Standard Version

because her profit is better than the profit of silver, and her yield than fine gold.

A Conservative Version

For the gain of it is better than the gain of silver, and the profit of it than fine gold.

American Standard Version

For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, And the profit thereof than fine gold.

Amplified

For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, and the profit of it better than fine gold.

Bible in Basic English

For trading in it is better than trading in silver, and its profit greater than bright gold.

Darby Translation

For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver and the fruits thereof more than fine gold.

Julia Smith Translation

For good her gain above the gain of silver, and her increase above gold.

King James 2000

For the gain from it is better than the gain from silver, and the profit thereof than fine gold.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For her income is better than the income of silver, and her revenue than [that of] gold.

Modern King James verseion

For the profit from it is better than the gain from silver, and its produce more than fine gold;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for the getting of it is better than any merchandise of silver, and the profit of it is better than gold.

NET Bible

For her benefit is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than gold.

New Heart English Bible

For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.

The Emphasized Bible

For better is her merchandise, than the merchandise of silver, yea, than gold, her increase;

Webster

For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain of it than fine gold.

World English Bible

For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.

Youngs Literal Translation

For better is her merchandise Than the merchandise of silver, And than gold -- her increase.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
סחר 
Cachar 
Usage: 4

of it is better
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

סחר 
Cachar 
Usage: 3

of silver
כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and the gain
תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

References

Context Readings

Happy Is The One Who Finds Wisdom

13 How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding. 14 For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold. 15 She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.



Cross References

Proverbs 8:19

"My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield better than choicest silver.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

2 Chronicles 1:11-12

God said to Solomon, "Because you had this in mind, and did not ask for riches, wealth or honor, or the life of those who hate you, nor have you even asked for long life, but you have asked for yourself wisdom and knowledge that you may rule My people over whom I have made you king,

Job 28:13-19

"Man does not know its value, Nor is it found in the land of the living.

Psalm 119:72

The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Psalm 119:111

I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:162

I rejoice at Your word, As one who finds great spoil.

Proverbs 2:4

If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures;

Proverbs 8:10-11

"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.

Matthew 16:26

"For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?

Philippians 3:8-9

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.

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