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

  • BSP
    Verse 13: Arrogantly exalting oneself is something that Jehovah God hates.
  • 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
  • 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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