Proverbs 2:4 {5}
Good News Translation
Look for it as hard as you would for silver or some hidden treasure.

Contemporary English Version
Search for wisdom as you would search for silver or hidden treasure.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and shalt find the knowledge of God:

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Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and shalt find the knowledge of God:

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Proverbs 3:14,15 She is more precious than all riches: and all the things that are desired, are not to be compared to her. . . .

Proverbs 8:18,19 For my fruit is better than gold and the precious stone, and my blossoms than choice silver. . . .

Proverbs 16:16 Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver.

Proverbs 23:23 Buy truth, and do not sell wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Psalm 19:10 More to be desired than gold and many precious stones: and sweeter than honey and the honeycomb.

Psalm 119:14,72,127 I have been delighted in the way of thy testimonies, as in all riches. . . .

Matthew 6:19-21 Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal. . . .

Matthew 13:44 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a treasure hidden in a field. Which a man having found, hid it, and for joy thereof goeth, and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

Matthew 19:21,22,29 Jesus saith to him: If thou wilt be perfect, go sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me. . . .

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Job 28:12-20 But where is wisdom to be found, and where is the place of understanding? . . .

Ecclesiastes 4:8 There is but one, and he hath not a second, no child, no brother, and yet he ceaseth not to labour, neither are his eyes satisfied with riches, neither doth he reflect, saying: For whom do I labour, and defraud my soul of good things? in this also is vanity, and a grievous vexation.

Luke 16:8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, forasmuch as he had done wisely: for the children of this world are wiser in their generation than the children of light.

Context
The Benefits of Wisdom
3If thou shalt seek her as money, and shalt dig for her as for a treasure: 4Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and shalt find the knowledge of God:5Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:44
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a treasure hidden in a field. Which a man having found, hid it, and for joy thereof goeth, and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

Job 3:21
That look for death, and it cometh not, as they that dig for a treasure:

Proverbs 2:3
If thou shalt seek her as money, and shalt dig for her as for a treasure:

Proverbs 3:14
She is more precious than all riches: and all the things that are desired, are not to be compared to her.

Proverbs 8:17
With me are riches and glory, glorious riches and justice.

Additional Translations
if you seek it like silver and search it out like hidden treasure,If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;

If thou seek her as silver, And search for her as for hid treasures:

and if thou shalt seek it as silver, and search diligently for it as for treasures;

if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hidden treasures:

If thou seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;

If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;

If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures:

If thou dost seek her as silver, And as hid treasures searchest for her,
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