Therefore I love Your commandments
Above gold, yes, above fine gold.
They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold;
Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.
The law of Your mouth is better to me
Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
How blessed is the man who finds wisdom
And the man who gains understanding.
“For wisdom is better than jewels;
And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold!
And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls,
To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,