Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 because her profit is better than the profit of silver, and her yield than fine gold. 15 She is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire compares with her. 16 Long life is in her right hand, and in her left are riches and honor.



Cross References

Proverbs 8:11

because wisdom is better than precious gems and nothing you desire can compare to it."

Job 28:18

Don't even bother to mention coral and crystal wisdom is more valuable than a bag of rubies.

Psalm 63:3

Because your gracious love is better than life itself, my lips will praise you.

Psalm 73:25-26

Whom do I have in heaven but you? I desire nothing on this earth.

Proverbs 20:15

There is an abundance of gold and precious stones, but lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a capable wife? Her value far exceeds the finest jewels.

Matthew 13:44-46

"The kingdom from heaven is like treasure hidden in a field that a man found and hid. In his excitement he went and sold everything he had and bought that field."

Romans 8:18

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed to us.

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