Proverbs 8:11

“For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 8:11

For wisedome is better then rubies: and all the things that may be desired, are not to be compared to it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For wisdom is better than rubies; And all the things that may be desired are not to be compared unto it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For wisdom is better than jewels, and all things which may be desired are nothing in comparison with her.
- Basic English Bible

for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.
- Darby Bible

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
- Webster's Bible

For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.
- World English Bible

For better [is] wisdom than rubies, Yea, all delights are not comparable with it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For wisdom is better than rubies, and all things desirable are not to be compared unto her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 8:11

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 8:11


8:9 To him - Whose mind God hath enlightened. To them - That are truly wise.

8:10 And not silver - Rather than silver.

8:12 I dwell - My inseparable companion is prudence to govern all my actions, and to direct the actions of others. Find out - I help men to find out. Inventions - Of all ingenious contrivances for the glory of God, and for the good of men.


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