New Living Translation
For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies. Nothing you desire can compare with it.
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.
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LibraryHaving Said This, when they had Kissed Him...
92. Having said this, when they had kissed him, he lifted up his feet, and as though he saw friends coming to him and was glad because of them--for as he lay his countenance appeared joyful--he died and was gathered to the fathers. And they afterward, according to his commandment, wrapped him up and buried him, hiding his body underground. And no one knows to this day where it was buried, save those two only. But each of those who received the sheepskin of the blessed Antony and the garment worn …
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Absurdity of Supposing a Son or Word Created in Order to the Creation of Other Creatures; as to the Creation
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It cannot be bought with gold. It cannot be purchased with silver.
Coral and jasper are worthless in trying to get it. The price of wisdom is far above rubies.
They are more desirable than gold, even the finest gold. They are sweeter than honey, even honey dripping from the comb.
Your instructions are more valuable to me than millions in gold and silver.
How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? She is more precious than rubies.
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