New Living Translation
For wisdom is more profitable than silver, and her wages are better than gold.
King James Bible
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Darby Bible Translation
For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold.
World English Bible
For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.
Young's Literal Translation
For better is her merchandise Than the merchandise of silver, And than gold -- her increase.
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LibraryLet Then the Saints Hear from Holy Scripture the Precepts of Patience...
11. Let then the Saints hear from holy Scripture the precepts of patience: "My son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand thou in righteousness and fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation: bring thine heart low, and bear up; that in the last end thy life may increase. All that shall come upon thee receive thou, and in pain bear up, and in thy humility have patience. For in the fire gold and silver is proved, but acceptable men in the furnace  of humiliation."  And in another …
St. Augustine—On Patience
Christ Teaching Liberality
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
It cannot be bought with gold. It cannot be purchased with silver.
Search for them as you would for silver; seek them like hidden treasures.
Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold.
My gifts are better than gold, even the purest gold, my wages better than sterling silver!
How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgment than silver!
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