Job 28:18
Good News Translation
The value of wisdom is more Than coral or crystal or rubies.

Contemporary English Version
Wisdom is worth much more than coral, jasper, or rubies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
High and eminent things shall not be mentioned in comparison of it: but wisdom is drawn out of secret places.

New American Bible
Neither coral nor crystal should be thought of; the value of wisdom surpasses pearls.

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High and eminent things shall not be mentioned in comparison of it: but wisdom is drawn out of secret places.

coral.

Ezekiel 27:16 The Syrian was thy merchant: by reason of the multitude of thy works, they set forth precious stories, and purple, and broidered works, and fine linen, and silk, and chodchod in thy market.

pearls

Matthew 7:6 Give not that which is holy to dogs; neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turning upon you, they tear you.

Matthew 13:45,46 Again the kingdom of heaven is like to a merchant seeking good pearls. . . .

1 Timothy 2:9 In like manner, women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire:

Revelation 17:4 And the woman was clothed round about with purple and scarlet, and gilt with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, full of the abomination and filthiness of her fornication.

Revelation 18:12 Merchandise of gold and silver and precious stones: and of pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet: and all thyine wood: and all manner of vessels of ivory: and all manner of vessels of precious stone and of brass and of iron and of marble:

Revelation 21:21 And the twelve gates are twelve pearls, one to each: and every several gate was of one several pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, as it were, transparent glass.

rubies

Proverbs 3:15 Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand riches and glory.

Proverbs 31:10 Who shall find a valiant woman? far, and from the uttermost coasts is the price of her.

Lamentations 4:7 Zain. Her Nazarites were whiter than snow, purer than milk, more ruddy than the old ivory, fairer than the sapphire.

Context
Where Can Wisdom Be Found?
17Gold or crystal cannot equal it, neither shall any vessels of gold be changed for it. 18High and eminent things shall not be mentioned in comparison of it: but wisdom is drawn out of secret places.19The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be equal to it, neither shall it be compared to the cleanest dyeing.…
Cross References
Proverbs 3:15
Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand riches and glory.

Proverbs 8:11
I, wisdom, dwell in counsel, and am present in learned thoughts.

Proverbs 31:10
Who shall find a valiant woman? far, and from the uttermost coasts is the price of her.

Lamentations 4:7
Zain. Her Nazarites were whiter than snow, purer than milk, more ruddy than the old ivory, fairer than the sapphire.

Ezekiel 27:16
The Syrian was thy merchant: by reason of the multitude of thy works, they set forth precious stories, and purple, and broidered works, and fine linen, and silk, and chodchod in thy market.

Additional Translations
Coral and quartz are unworthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies.No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal: Yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Coral and fine pearl shall not be mentioned: but do thou esteem wisdom above the most precious things.

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal: yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

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

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Corals and pearl are not remembered, The acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.
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