Parallel Verses

Amplified

Skillful and godly Wisdom is more precious than rubies; and nothing you can wish for is to be compared to her.

New American Standard Bible

She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.

King James Version

She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.

Holman Bible

She is more precious than jewels;
nothing you desire compares with her.

International Standard Version

She is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire compares with her.

A Conservative Version

She is more precious than rubies, and none of the things thou can desire are to be compared to her.

American Standard Version

She is more precious than rubies: And none of the things thou canst desire are to be compared unto her.

Bible in Basic English

She is of more value than jewels, and nothing for which you may have a desire is fair in comparison with her.

Darby Translation

She is more precious than rubies; and all the things thou canst desire are not equal unto her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

She is more precious than precious stones, and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.

Julia Smith Translation

She is precious above red corals: and all thy delights shall not be equal with her.

King James 2000

She is more precious than rubies: and all the things you can desire are not to be compared unto her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She is more precious than rubies, and all your desires shall not compare with her.

Modern King James verseion

she is more precious than rubies; and all the things you can desire are not to be compared with her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wisdom is more worth than precious stones, and all the things that thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.

NET Bible

She is more precious than rubies, and none of the things you desire can compare with her.

New Heart English Bible

She is more precious than rubies. None of the things you can desire are to be compared to her.

The Emphasized Bible

More precious, is she, than corals, yea, none of thy delightful things, doth equal her:

Webster

She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared to her.

World English Bible

She is more precious than rubies. None of the things you can desire are to be compared to her.

Youngs Literal Translation

Precious she is above rubies, And all thy pleasures are not comparable to her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּני פּניןo 
Paniyn 
Usage: 6

and all the things thou canst desire
חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

are not to be compared
שׁוה 
Shavah 
Usage: 21

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Happy Is The One Who Finds Wisdom

14 For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, and the profit of it better than fine gold. 15 Skillful and godly Wisdom is more precious than rubies; and nothing you can wish for is to be compared to her. 16 Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand are riches and honor.



Cross References

Proverbs 8:11

For skillful and godly Wisdom is better than rubies or pearls, and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal; for the possession of Wisdom is even above rubies or pearls.

Psalm 63:3

Because Your loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise You.

Psalm 73:25-26

Whom have I in heaven but You? And I have no delight or desire on earth besides You.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and a multitude of pearls, but the lips of knowledge are a vase of preciousness [the most precious of all].

Proverbs 31:10

A capable, intelligent, and virtuous woman -- "who is he who can find her? She is far more precious than jewels and her value is far above rubies or pearls.

Matthew 13:44-46

The kingdom of heaven is like something precious buried in a field, which a man found and hid again; then in his joy he goes and sells all he has and buys that field.

Romans 8:18

[But what of that?] For I consider that the sufferings of this present time (this present life) are not worth being compared with the glory that is about to be revealed to us and in us and for us and conferred on us!

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