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

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

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