Proverbs 16:16

“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:16

How much better is it to get wisedome, then gold? and to get vnderstanding, rather to be chosen then siluer?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
- American Standard Version (1901)

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! and to get knowledge is more to be desired than silver.
- Basic English Bible

How much better is it to get wisdom than fine gold, and the getting of intelligence to be preferred to silver!
- Darby Bible

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold? and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver?
- Webster's Bible

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
- World English Bible

To get wisdom -- how much better than gold, And to get understanding to be chosen than silver!
- Youngs Literal Bible

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:16

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:16


16:15 A cloud - As acceptable as those clouds which bring the latter rain, whereby the fruits are filled and ripened a little before the harvest.

16:17 The high - way - Their common road, in which they walk, tho' through frailty or temptation they slip into the bypath of sin. From evil - From the evil of sin, and consequently from the evil of punishment. Keepeth - That takes heed to walk in that high - way.


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