But if the servant lives on for a day or two, the offender shall not be punished, for he [has injured] his own property.
For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, and the profit of it better than fine gold.
My fruit is better than gold, yes, than refined gold, and my increase than choice silver.
How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Receive my instruction in preference to [striving for] silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold,
More to be desired are they than gold, even than much fine gold; they are sweeter also than honey and drippings from the honeycomb.
Therefore I love Your commandments more than [resplendent] gold, yes, more than [perfectly] refined gold.
The law from Your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
Therefore I counsel you to purchase from Me gold refined and tested by fire, that you may be [truly] wealthy, and white clothes to clothe you and to keep the shame of your nudity from being seen, and salve to put on your eyes, that you may see.
But He knows the way that I take [He has concern for it, appreciates, and pays attention to it]. When He has tried me, I shall come forth as refined gold [pure and luminous].
If you lay gold in the dust, and the gold of Ophir among the stones of the brook [considering them of little worth], And make the Almighty your gold and [the Lord] your precious silver treasure,