Thematic Bible

Job 28:1 (show verse)

Surely there is a mine for silver, and a place for gold which they refine.

Job 28:2 (show verse)

Iron is taken out of the earth, and copper is molten out of the stone.

Job 28:3 (show verse)

[Man] sets an end to darkness, and searches out to the furthest bound the stones of obscurity and of thick darkness.

Job 28:4 (show verse)

He breaks open a shaft away from where men sojourn, [paths] forgotten by the foot. They hang afar from men; they swing to and fro.

Job 28:5 (show verse)

As for the earth, out of it comes bread, and underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

Job 28:6 (show verse)

The stones of it are the place of sapphires, and it has dust of gold.

Job 28:7 (show verse)

No bird of prey knows that path, nor has the falcon's eye seen it.

Job 28:8 (show verse)

The proud beasts have not trodden it, nor has the fierce lion passed thereby.

Job 28:9 (show verse)

He puts forth his hand upon the flinty rock. He overturns the mountains by the roots.

Job 28:10 (show verse)

He cuts out channels among the rocks, and his eye sees every precious thing.

Job 28:11 (show verse)

He binds the streams that they not trickle. And the thing that is hid he brings forth to light.
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Job 28:12 (show verse)

But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:13 (show verse)

Man does not know the price of it, nor is it found in the land of the living.

Job 28:14 (show verse)

The deep says, It is not in me. And the sea says, It is not with me.

Job 28:15 (show verse)

It cannot be gotten for gold, nor shall silver be weighed for the price of it.

Job 28:16 (show verse)

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

Job 28:17 (show verse)

Gold and glass cannot equal it, nor shall it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.

Job 28:18 (show verse)

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Job 28:19 (show verse)

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, nor shall it be valued with pure gold.

Job 28:20 (show verse)

Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:21 (show verse)

Since it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept closed from the birds of the heavens.

Job 28:22 (show verse)

Destruction and Death say, We have heard a rumor of it with our ears.

Job 28:23 (show verse)

God understands the way of it, and he knows the place of it.

Job 28:24 (show verse)

For he looks to the ends of the earth, and sees under the whole heaven,

Job 28:25 (show verse)

to make a weight for the wind. Yea, he distributes the waters by measure.

Job 28:26 (show verse)

When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder,

Job 28:27 (show verse)

then he saw it, and declared it. He established it, yea, and searched it out.

Job 28:28 (show verse)

And to man he said, Behold, the fear of LORD, that is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding.