Thematic Bible

Job 28:1 (show verse)

Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold which they refine;

Job 28:2 (show verse)

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

Job 28:3 (show verse)

Man putteth an end to the darkness, and exploreth to the utmost limit, the stones of darkness and of the shadow of death.

Job 28:4 (show verse)

He openeth a shaft far from the inhabitants of the earth: forgotten of the foot, they hang suspended; away below men they hover.

Job 28:5 (show verse)

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread, and underneath it is turned up as by fire;

Job 28:6 (show verse)

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

Job 28:7 (show verse)

It is a path no bird of prey knoweth, and the vulture's eye hath not seen it;

Job 28:8 (show verse)

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

Job 28:9 (show verse)

Man putteth forth his hand upon the flinty rock, he overturneth the mountains by the root.

Job 28:10 (show verse)

He cutteth out channels in the rocks, and his eye seeth every precious thing.

Job 28:11 (show verse)

He bindeth the streams that they drip not, and what is hidden he bringeth forth to light.
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Job 28:12 (show verse)

But wisdom, where shall it be found? and where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:13 (show verse)

Man knoweth not the value thereof; and it is not found in the land of the living.

Job 28:14 (show verse)

The deep saith, It is not in me; and the sea saith, It is not with me.

Job 28:15 (show verse)

Choice gold cannot be given for it, nor silver be weighed for its price.

Job 28:16 (show verse)

It is not set in the balance with gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, and the sapphire.

Job 28:17 (show verse)

Gold and glass cannot be compared to it, nor vessels of fine gold be its exchange.

Job 28:18 (show verse)

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

Job 28:19 (show verse)

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.

Job 28:20 (show verse)

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:21 (show verse)

For it is hidden from the eyes of all living, and concealed from the fowl of the heavens.

Job 28:22 (show verse)

Destruction and death say, We have heard its report with our ears.

Job 28:23 (show verse)

God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth its place:

Job 28:24 (show verse)

For he looketh to the ends of the earth, he seeth under the whole heaven.

Job 28:25 (show verse)

In making a weight for the wind, and meting out the waters by measure,

Job 28:26 (show verse)

In appointing a statute for the rain, and a way for the thunder's flash:

Job 28:27 (show verse)

Then did he see it, and declare it; he established it, yea, and searched it out;

Job 28:28 (show verse)

And unto man he said, Lo, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.