Proverbs 20:15
Good News Translation
If you know what you are talking about, you have something more valuable than gold or jewels.

Contemporary English Version
Sensible words are better than gold or jewels.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is gold and a multitude of jewels: but the lips of knowledge are a precious vessel.

New American Bible
One can put on gold and abundant jewels, but wise lips are the most precious ornament.

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There is gold and a multitude of jewels: but the lips of knowledge are a precious vessel.

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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 10:20,21 The lips of the just teach many: but they that are ignorant, shall die in the want of understanding. . . .

Proverbs 15:7,23 The lips of the wise shall disperse knowledge: the heart of fools shall be unlike. . . .

Proverbs 16:16,21,24 Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver. . . .

Proverbs 25:12 As an earring of gold and a bright pearl, so is he that reproveth the wise, and the obedient ear.

Job 28:12-19 But where is wisdom to be found, and where is the place of understanding? . . .

Ecclesiastes 12:9-11 And whereas Ecclesiastes was very wise, he taught the people, and declared the things that he had done: and seeking out, he set forth many parables. . . .

Romans 10:14,15 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? Or how shall they believe him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? . . .

Ephesians 4:29 Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

Context
Wine is a Mocker
14It is naught, it is naught, saith every buyer: and when he is gone away, then he will boast. 15There is gold and a multitude of jewels: but the lips of knowledge are a precious vessel.16Take away the garment of him that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge from him for strangers.…
Cross References
Job 28:18
High and eminent things shall not be mentioned in comparison of it: but wisdom is drawn out of secret places.

Proverbs 20:14
It is naught, it is naught, saith every buyer: and when he is gone away, then he will boast.

Proverbs 20:16
Take away the garment of him that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge from him for strangers.

Additional Translations
There is gold and abundance of rubies, but lips of knowledge are a rare treasure.There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

There is gold, and abundance of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.

There is gold, and abundance of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

Substance, gold, and a multitude of rubies, Yea, a precious vessel, are lips of knowledge.
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