Proverbs 20:15
Modern Translations
New International Version
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.

New Living Translation
Wise words are more valuable than much gold and many rubies.

English Standard Version
There is gold and abundance of costly stones, but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Berean Study Bible
There is an abundance of gold and rubies, but lips of knowledge are a rare treasure.

New American Standard Bible
There is gold, and an abundance of jewels; But lips of knowledge are a more precious thing.

NASB 1995
There is gold, and an abundance of jewels; But the lips of knowledge are a more precious thing.

NASB 1977
There is gold, and an abundance of jewels; But the lips of knowledge are a more precious thing.

Amplified Bible
There is gold, and an abundance of pearls, But the lips of knowledge are a vessel of preciousness [the most precious of all].

Christian Standard Bible
There is gold and a multitude of jewels, but knowledgeable lips are a rare treasure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There is gold and a multitude of jewels, but knowledgeable lips are a rare treasure.

Contemporary English Version
Sensible words are better than gold or jewels.

Good News Translation
If you know what you are talking about, you have something more valuable than gold or jewels.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There are gold and plenty of jewels, but the lips of knowledge are precious gems.

International Standard Version
There is an abundance of gold and precious stones, but lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

NET Bible
There is gold, and an abundance of rubies, but words of knowledge are like a precious jewel.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

New King James Version
There is gold and a multitude of rubies, But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

King James 2000 Bible
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

New Heart English Bible
There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

World English Bible
There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.

American King James Version
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

American Standard Version
There is gold, and abundance of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

A Faithful Version
There is gold and a multitude of rubies, but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Darby Bible Translation
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.

English Revised Version
There is gold, and abundance of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Webster's Bible Translation
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
There is golde, and a multitude of precious stones: but the lips of knowledge are a precious iewel.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
There is golde, and a multitude of precious stones: but the lippes of knowledge are a precious iewell.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A mouth of vnderstodinge is more worth then golde, many precious stones, and costly Iewels.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Substance, gold, and a multitude of rubies, "" Indeed, a precious vessel, [are] lips of knowledge.

Young's Literal Translation
Substance, gold, and a multitude of rubies, Yea, a precious vessel, are lips of knowledge.

Smith's Literal Translation
There is gold and a multitude of pearls: and a precious vessel the lips of knowledge.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
There is gold, and a multitude of jewels: but the lips of knowledge are a precious vessel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
There is gold, and there are a multitude of jewels. But lips of knowledge are a precious vessel.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
But let him say, "Here is gold and a multitude of precious stones and valuable vessels, and the lips of knowledge.”

Lamsa Bible
Again he says, Here is gold and a multitude of precious stones and precious vessels; but the lips of knowledge are precious jewels.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.








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