Thematic Bible

Job 28:1 (show verse)

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

Job 28:2 (show verse)

Iron is taken out of the earth, and bronze is melted out of the stone.

Job 28:3 (show verse)

He sets an end to darkness, and to every extremity He searches out the stones of darkness and the shadow of death.

Job 28:4 (show verse)

He opens a shaft far from the visitor; they are forgotten by man's foot; they hang far away from men, they swing to and fro.

Job 28:5 (show verse)

As to the earth, out of it comes bread; and underneath it is turned up like fire.

Job 28:6 (show verse)

Its stones are the place of sapphires; and it has dust of gold.

Job 28:7 (show verse)

There is a path which no bird knows, nor has the vulture's eye caught sight of it;

Job 28:8 (show verse)

the sons of pride have not walked on it, the lion has not passed by.

Job 28:9 (show verse)

He puts forth His hand on the flinty places; He overturns the mountains by the roots.

Job 28:10 (show verse)

He cuts out rivers among the rocks; and His eye sees every precious thing.

Job 28:11 (show verse)

He holds back the floods from overflowing; and the hidden thing, He brings 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 in me.

Job 28:15 (show verse)

Pure gold cannot be given in its stead, and silver be weighed as its price.

Job 28:16 (show verse)

It cannot be weighed against the gold of Ophir, against precious onyx, or sapphire;

Job 28:17 (show verse)

gold and the crystal cannot equal it, nor can it be exchanged for a vessel of fine gold.

Job 28:18 (show verse)

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; and the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Job 28:19 (show verse)

The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it; it cannot be weighed against pure gold.

Job 28:20 (show verse)

From where then does wisdom come, and where is the place of understanding?

Job 28:21 (show verse)

Yea, it is hidden from the eyes of all living, and hidden from the birds of the heavens.

Job 28:22 (show verse)

The place of ruin and death say, We have heard the fame of it with our ears.

Job 28:23 (show verse)

God understands the way of it, and He knows its place.

Job 28:24 (show verse)

For He looks to the end of the earth, and sees under all the heavens;

Job 28:25 (show verse)

making a weight for the winds, and measuring out the waters by measure.

Job 28:26 (show verse)

When He made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning to thunder;

Job 28:27 (show verse)

then He saw it, and declared it; He prepared it, yea, and searched it out.

Job 28:28 (show verse)

And to man He said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom! And to depart from evil is understanding!