New American Standard Bible
"For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
King James Bible
For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
Darby Bible Translation
for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.
World English Bible
For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.
Young's Literal Translation
For better is wisdom than rubies, Yea, all delights are not comparable with it.
Proverbs 8:11 Parallel
Library"But Whereunto Shall I Liken this Generation?"
Matth. xi. 16.--"But whereunto shall I liken this generation?" When our Lord Jesus, who had the tongue of the learned, and spoke as never man spake, did now and then find a difficulty to express the matter herein contained. "What shall we do?" The matter indeed is of great importance, a soul matter, and therefore of great moment, a mystery, and therefore not easily expressed. No doubt he knows how to paint out this to the life, that we might rather behold it with our eyes, than hear it with our …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Invitation of Wisdom. --Prov. viii.
His Name --The Counsellor
Of the Decrees of God.
"Pure gold cannot be given in exchange for it, Nor can silver be weighed as its price.
"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.
They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.
The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces. Yodh.
How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.
An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.
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