Proverbs 3:13 {14}
Good News Translation
Happy is anyone who becomes wise--who comes to have understanding.

Contemporary English Version
God blesses everyone who has wisdom and common sense.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold:

New American Bible
Happy the one who finds wisdom, the one who gains understanding!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold:

is the

Proverbs 4:5-9 Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee. . . .

Proverbs 8:32-35 Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. . . .

1 Kings 10:1-9,23,24 And the queen of Saba having heard of the fame of Solomon in the name of the Lord, came to try him with hard questions. . . .

Ecclesiastes 9:15-18 Now there was found in it a man poor and wise, and he delivered the city by his wisdom, and no man afterward remembered that poor man. . . .

getteth

Proverbs 2:4 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and shalt find the knowledge of God:

Proverbs 18:1 He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.

Context
The Blessings of Wisdom
13The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold:14She is more precious than all riches: and all the things that are desired, are not to be compared to her.…
Cross References
Job 28:15
The finest gold shall not purchase it, neither shall silver be weighed in exchange for it.

Proverbs 8:9
Receive my instruction, and not money: choose knowledge rather than gold.

Proverbs 8:32
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Proverbs 8:34
He that shall find me, shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.

Additional Translations
Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who acquires understanding,Happy is the man that finds wisdom, and the man that gets understanding.

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, And the man that getteth understanding.

Blessed is the man who has found wisdom, and the mortal who knows prudence.

Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.

O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.
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