New American Standard Bible
"My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield better than choicest silver.
King James Bible
My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.
Darby Bible Translation
My fruit is better than fine gold, yea, than pure gold; and my revenue than choice silver.
World English Bible
My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold; my yield than choice silver.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is my fruit than gold, even fine gold, And mine increase than choice silver.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Gold - The "choice, fine gold" of margin reference. The "fine gold" in the second clause is a different word, and perhaps represents gold extracted from the ore.
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.
"The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold.
For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold.
"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.
"I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice,
The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
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