Proverbs 3:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.

New Living Translation
For wisdom is more profitable than silver, and her wages are better than gold.

English Standard Version
for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold.

Berean Study Bible
for she is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than fine gold.

New American Standard Bible
For her profit is better than the profit of silver, And her produce better than gold.

NASB 1995
For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold.

NASB 1977
For its profit is better than the profit of silver, And its gain than fine gold.

Amplified Bible
For wisdom’s profit is better than the profit of silver, And her gain is better than fine gold.

Christian Standard Bible
for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold.

Contemporary English Version
Wisdom is worth more than silver; it makes you much richer than gold.

Good News Translation
There is more profit in it than there is in silver; it is worth more to you than gold.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The profit [gained] from [wisdom]is greater than the profit [gained] from silver. Its yield is better than fine gold.

International Standard Version
because her profit is better than the profit of silver, and her yield than fine gold.

NET Bible
For her benefit is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than gold.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

New King James Version
For her proceeds are better than the profits of silver, And her gain than fine gold.

King James 2000 Bible
For the gain from it is better than the gain from silver, and the profit thereof than fine gold.

New Heart English Bible
For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.

World English Bible
For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.

American King James Version
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

American Standard Version
For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, And the profit thereof than fine gold.

A Faithful Version
For the merchandise of it is better than the gain from silver, and its produce more than the gain of fine gold;

Darby Bible Translation
For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold.

English Revised Version
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain of it than fine gold.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For the marchandise thereof is better then the marchandise of siluer, and the gaine thereof is better then golde.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For the marchaundise of it, is better then the marchaundise of siluer, and the gayne therof is better then golde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
for the gettinge of it is better then eny marchaundise of syluer, & the profit of it is better then golde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For better [is] her merchandise "" Than the merchandise of silver, "" And than gold—her increase.

Young's Literal Translation
For better is her merchandise Than the merchandise of silver, And than gold -- her increase.

Smith's Literal Translation
For good her gain above the gain of silver, and her increase above gold.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chiefest and purest gold:

Catholic Public Domain Version
Her acquisition is better than trading in silver, and her fruit is better than the first and purest gold.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because its merchandise is better than the merchandise of silver, and the excellencies of its increase than refined gold,

Lamsa Bible
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and its gains than fine gold.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, And the gain thereof than fine gold.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For it is better to traffic for her, than for treasures of gold and silver.








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