New International Version
The topaz of Cush cannot compare with it; it cannot be bought with pure gold.
King James Bible
The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
Darby Bible Translation
The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.
World English Bible
The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
Young's Literal Translation
Not equal it doth the topaz of Cush, With pure gold it is not valued.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The topaz of Ethiopia - The country called Cush, which we call Ethiopia, is supposed to be that which extends from the eastern coast of the Red Sea, and stretches towards Lower Egypt. Diodorus Siculus says that the topaz was found in great abundance, as his description intimates, in an island in the Red Sea called Ophiodes, or the isle of serpents, Hist. lib. iii., p. 121. His account is curious, but I greatly doubt its correctness; it seems too much in the form of a legend: yet the reader may consult the place. See also Clarke on Job 28:16 (note).
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Where shall wisdom be found?--JOB 28:12. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering.--Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.--The only wise God.--Be not wise in thine own eyes. Ah, Lord God! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, …
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Whether Wisdom Should be Reckoned among the Gifts of the Holy Ghost?
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver.
Where then does wisdom come from? Where does understanding dwell?
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