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 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

Discussion for Proverbs 8

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:7 FOR MY MOUTH SHALL SPEAK --- TRUTH --- AND WICKEDNESSS IS AN ABOMINATION TO MY LIPS PROVERBS 8:20 I LEAD IN THE --- WAY --- OF RIGHTEOUESNESS IN THE MIDST OF THE PATHS OF JUDGEMENT PROVERBS 8:35 FOR WHOSO FINDETH ME FINDETH --- LIFE --- AND SHALL OBTAIN FAVOR OF THE LORD JOHN 14:6 JESUS SAITH UNTO HIM I AM THE WAY THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE NO MAN COMETH UNTO THE FATHER BUT BY ME
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM ROMANS 6:16 KNOW YOU NOT THAT TO WHOM YOU YIELD YOURSELVES SERVANTS TO OBEY HIS SERVANTS YOU ARE TO WHOM YOU OBEY WHETHER OF SIN UNTO DEATH OR OF OBEDIENCE UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS PROVERBS 8:20 I LEAD IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE MIDST OF THE PATHS OF JUDGEMENT
  • CAROLYN
    I LOVE PROV. 8:17, IT HAS GREAT MEANING TO ME. IF I START MY DAY OUT RIGHT WITH HIM ON MY MIND .AND THATTHEN MY PATH WILL BE DIRECTED BY HIM
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:20 I LEAD IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE MIDST OF THE PATHS OF JUDGEMENT---PSALM 40:9 I HAVE PREACHED RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE GREAT CONGREGATION LO I HAVE NOT REFRAINED MY LIPS O LORD THOU KNOWEST
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:13 THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS TO HATE EVIL PRIDE AND ARROGANCY AND THE EVIL WAY AND THE FROWARD MOUTH I DO HATE 1 THESSALONIANS 5:14 NOW WE EXHORT YOU BRETHREN WARN THEM THAT ARE UNRULY COMFORT THE FEEBLEMINDED SUPPORT THE WEAK BE PATIENT TOWARD ALL MEN
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM **PROVERBS 8:20 ILEAD IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IN THE MIDST OF THE PATHS OF JUDGEMENT**PROVERBS 11:4 RICHES PROFIT NOT IN THE DAY WRATH BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH 11:6 THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE UPRIGHT SHALL DELIVER THEM BUT TRANSGRESSORS SHALL BE TAKEN IN THEIR OWN NAUGHTINESS

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