Thematic Bible

Job 28:1 (show verse)

"Indeed, there is a mine for silver and a place {for gold to be refined}.

Job 28:2 (show verse)

Iron is taken from dust, and he pours out copper [from] ore.

Job 28:3 (show verse)

He puts an end to darkness, and he searches out the farthest limits [for the] ore [in] gloom and deep shadow.

Job 28:4 (show verse)

He breaks open a mine shaft {away from where people dwell}; [those] who are forgotten {by travelers}, they dangle, they sway [far away] from human beings.

Job 28:5 (show verse)

[As for the] earth, from it comes food, but underneath it, it is turned up as [by] fire.

Job 28:6 (show verse)

Its stones [are the] place of sapphire, and [the] earthen dirt {has} gold.

Job 28:7 (show verse)

"[It is] a path a bird of prey does not know and [the] black kite's eye has not seen.

Job 28:8 (show verse)

{Proud wild animals} have not trodden it; [the] lion in its prime has not prowled over it.

Job 28:9 (show verse)

He puts his hand on the hard rock; he overturns mountains by [the] roots.

Job 28:10 (show verse)

He cuts out tunnels in the rocks, and his eye sees every treasure.

Job 28:11 (show verse)

He dams up rivers from [their] sources, and he brings secret things to [the] light.
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Job 28:12 (show verse)

"But from where will wisdom be found? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Job 28:13 (show verse)

A human being does not know its proper value, and it is not 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)

"Refined gold cannot be gotten in its place, and silver cannot be weighed out [as] its price.

Job 28:16 (show verse)

It cannot be bought for the gold of Ophir, for precious onyx or sapphire.

Job 28:17 (show verse)

Gold and glass cannot be compared with it, and its substitution [cannot be] an ornament of refined gold.

Job 28:18 (show verse)

Black corals and crystal will not be mentioned, and wisdom's price [is] more than red corals.

Job 28:19 (show verse)

The topaz of Cush cannot be compared with it; it cannot be bought for pure gold.

Job 28:20 (show verse)

Indeed, from where does wisdom come? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Job 28:21 (show verse)

It is hidden from [the] eyes of all living, and it is concealed from [the] birds of the heaven.

Job 28:22 (show verse)

Abaddon and Death say, 'We heard its rumor with our ears.'

Job 28:23 (show verse)

"God understands its way, and he knows its place,

Job 28:24 (show verse)

for he himself looks to [the] end of the earth; he sees under all the heaven.

Job 28:25 (show verse)

{When he gave} weight to the wind and he apportioned [the] waters by measure,

Job 28:26 (show verse)

{when he made} a rule for the rain and a way for [the] thunder's lightning bolt,

Job 28:27 (show verse)

then he saw it and talked about it; he established it, and moreover, he explored it.

Job 28:28 (show verse)

And to the human beings he said, 'Look, the fear of the Lord [is] wisdom, and to depart from evil [is] understanding.'"