Job 12:12
Contemporary English Version
and gain some wisdom from those who have lived a long time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days prudence.

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In the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days prudence.

Job 8:8 For inquire of the former generation, and search diligently into the memory of the fathers:

Job 15:10 There are with us also aged and ancient men, much elder than thy fathers.

Job 32:7 For I hoped that greater age would speak, and that a multitude of years would teach wisdom.

Context
Job Responds to Zophar
11Doth not the ear discern words, and the palate of him that eateth, the taste? 12In the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days prudence.13With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.…
Cross References
1 Kings 12:6
King Roboam took counsel with the old men, that stood before Solomon, his father, while he yet lived, and he said: What counsel do you give me, that I may answer this people?

Job 15:10
There are with us also aged and ancient men, much elder than thy fathers.

Job 32:7
For I hoped that greater age would speak, and that a multitude of years would teach wisdom.

Additional Translations
Wisdom is found with the elderly, and understanding comes with long life.With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

With aged men is wisdom, And in length of days understanding.

In length of time is wisdom, and in long life knowledge.

With the aged is wisdom, and in length of days understanding.

With aged men is wisdom, and in length of days understanding.

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

With aged men is wisdom, in length of days understanding.

With the very aged is wisdom, And with length of days understanding.
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