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Job 28:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— It cannot be gotten for gold, Neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed [for] the price thereof.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Pure gold cannot be given in exchange for it, Nor can silver be weighed as its price.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— It cannot be obtained for gold, neither shall silver be weighed [for] the price of it.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Choice gold cannot be given for it, nor silver be weighed for its price.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Pure gold cannot be given in its stead, neither can silver he weighed as the value thereof;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Gold is not given for it, Nor is silver weighed—its price.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The finest gold shall not purchase it, neither shall silver be weighed in exchange for it.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— It cannot be gotten for golde, neither shall siluer be weighed [for] the price thereof.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— One shall not give fine gold instead of it, neither shall silver be weighed in exchange for it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed [for] the price thereof.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
It cannot x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be gotten 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8714
<8714> Grammar
Stem - Hophal (See H8825)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 178
for gold, y5458
[5458] Standard
סְגוֹר
c@gowr
{seg-ore'}
From H5462; properly shut up, that is, the breast (as inclosing the heart); also gold (as generally shut up safely).
x2091
(2091) Complement
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
x5462
(5462) Complement
סָגַר
cagar
{saw-gar'}
A primitive root; to shut up; figuratively to surrender.
x8478
(8478) Complement
תַּחַת
tachath
{takh'-ath}
From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.
neither x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
shall silver 3701
{3701} Prime
כֶּסֶף
keceph
{keh'-sef}
From H3700; silver (from its pale color); by implication money.
be weighed 8254
{8254} Prime
שָׁקַל
shaqal
{shaw-kal'}
A primitive root; to suspend or poise (especially in trade).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
[for] the price 4242
{4242} Prime
מְחִיר
m@chiyr
{mekk-eer'}
From an unused root meaning to buy; price, payment, wages.
thereof.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 28:15

_ _ Not the usual word for “gold”; from a Hebrew root, “to shut up” with care; that is, purest gold (1 Kings 6:20, Margin).

_ _ weighed — The precious metals were weighed out before coining was known (Genesis 23:16).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 28:12-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 28:15

It cannot be gotten for (k) gold, neither shall silver be weighed [for] the price thereof.

(k) It can neither be bought for gold nor precious stones, but is only the gift of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
It cannot be gotten for gold:
Heb. Fine gold shall not be given for it,
Job 28:18 No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom [is] above rubies.
Proverbs 3:13-15 Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding. ... She [is] more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Proverbs 8:10 Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
Proverbs 8:17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Proverbs 8:19 My fruit [is] better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver.
Proverbs 16:16 How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
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