New American Standard Bible
Wisdom along with an inheritance is good And an advantage to those who see the sun.
King James Bible
Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.
Darby Bible Translation
Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, and profitable to them that see the sun.
World English Bible
Wisdom is as good as an inheritance. Yes, it is more excellent for those who see the sun.
Young's Literal Translation
Wisdom is good with an inheritance, And an advantage it is to those beholding the sun.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And by it there is profit ... - literally, And is profitable to the living. The same word as in Ecclesiastes 6:11, to the question in which it looks like an answer.
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"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.
"For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness.
Do not say, "Why is it that the former days were better than these?" For it is not from wisdom that you ask about this.
The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.
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