Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

Amplified

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

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 gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold. 15 She is more precious than rubies; and all the things thou canst desire are not equal unto her. 16 Length of days is in her right hand; in her left hand riches and honour.



Cross References

Proverbs 8:11

for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.

Job 28:18

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Psalm 63:3

For thy loving-kindness is better than life: my lips shall praise thee.

Psalm 73:25-26

Whom have I in the heavens? and there is none upon earth I desire beside thee.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a woman of worth? for her price is far above rubies.

Matthew 13:44-46

The kingdom of the heavens is like a treasure hid in the field, which a man having found has hid, and for the joy of it goes and sells all whatever he has, and buys that field.

Romans 8:18

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the coming glory to be revealed to us.

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