But, if he continues a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his property.
For the gain from it is better than the gain from silver, and the profit thereof than fine gold.
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.
How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
Therefore I love your commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
The law of your mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
I counsel you to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white clothing, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness does not appear; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see.
But he knows the way that I take: when he has tested me, I shall come forth as gold.
Then shall you lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks. Yea, the Almighty shall be your defense, and you shall have plenty of silver.