Proverbs 3:14 {15}
Good News Translation
There is more profit in it than there is in silver; it is worth more to you than gold.

Contemporary English Version
Wisdom is worth more than silver; it makes you much richer than gold.

Douay-Rheims Bible
She is more precious than all riches: and all the things that are desired, are not to be compared to her.

New American Bible
Her profit is better than profit in silver, and better than gold is her revenue;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

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

Proverbs 8:10,11,19 For wisdom is better than all the most precious things: and whatsoever may be desired cannot be compared to it. . . .

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

2 Chronicles 1:11,12 And God said to Solomon: Because this choice hath pleased thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, and wealth, and glory, nor the lives of them that hate thee, nor many days of life: but hast asked wisdom and knowledge, to be able to judge my people, over which I have made thee king, . . .

Job 28:13-19 Man knoweth not the price thereof, neither is it found in the land of them that live in delights. . . .

Psalm 119:72,111,162 The law of thy mouth is good to me, above thousands of gold and silver. . . .

Matthew 16:26 For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his own soul? Or what exchange shall a man give for his soul?

Philippians 3:8,9 Furthermore, I count all things to be but loss for the excellent knowledge of Jesus Christ, my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things and count them but as dung, that I may gain Christ. . . .

Revelation 3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold, fire tried, that thou mayest be made rich and mayest be clothed in white garments: and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear. And anoint thy eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

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.15Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand riches and glory.…
Cross References
Job 28:15
The finest gold shall not purchase it, neither shall silver be weighed in exchange for it.

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

Proverbs 8:10
For wisdom is better than all the most precious things: and whatsoever may be desired cannot be compared to it.

Proverbs 8:19
I walk in the way of justice, in the midst of the paths of judgment,

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

Additional Translations
for she is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than fine gold.For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, And the profit thereof than fine gold.

For it is better to traffic for her, than for treasures of gold and silver.

For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold.

For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain of it than fine gold.

For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.

For better is her merchandise Than the merchandise of silver, And than gold -- her increase.
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