Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

Holman Bible

My fruit is better than solid gold,
and my harvest than pure silver.

International Standard Version

My fruit is better than gold, better than even refined gold, and my benefit surpasses the purest silver.

A Conservative Version

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold, and my revenue than choice silver.

American Standard Version

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; And my revenue than choice silver.

Amplified


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

Bible in Basic English

My fruit is better than gold, even than the best gold; and my increase is more to be desired than silver.

Darby Translation

My fruit is better than fine gold, yea, than pure gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

Julia Smith Translation

My fruit is good above gold, and above pure gold; and my gain above tried silver.

King James 2000

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My fruit is better than gold, even refined gold, and my yield than choice silver.

Modern King James verseion

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and what I give is better than choice silver.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My fruit is better than gold, and precious stones, and mine increase more worth than fine silver.

NET Bible

My fruit is better than the purest gold, and what I produce is better than choice silver.

New Heart English Bible

My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; my yield than choice silver.

The Emphasized Bible

Better is my fruit, than gold - yea fine gold, and mine increase, than choice silver;

Webster

My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.

World English Bible

My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; my yield than choice silver.

Youngs Literal Translation

Better is my fruit than gold, even fine gold, And mine increase than choice silver.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

חרץ חרוּץ 
Charuwts 
Usage: 18

פּז 
Paz 
Usage: 9

and my revenue
תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

Verse Info

Context Readings

Wisdom Calls

18 Riches and honour are with me, yea, durable riches and righteousness. 19 “My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold,
And my yield better than choicest silver.
20 I shall lead in the way of righteousness in the midst of the paths of judgment,



Cross References

Proverbs 3:14

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

Proverbs 8:10

Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 10:20

The tongue of the just is as choice silver, but the understanding of the wicked is worth little.

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For knowledge is a defence, and money is a defence; but wisdom excels in that it gives life to those that have it.

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