Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain 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 favour 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 thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks. Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver.