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Proverbs 8:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For wisdom is better than rubies; And all the things that may be desired are not to be compared unto it.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For wisdom [is] better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For wisdom [is] better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For better is wisdom, than ornaments of coral, and, no delightful things, can equal her.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For better [is] wisdom than rubies, Yea, all delights are not comparable with it.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For wisdom is better than all the most precious things: and whatsoever may be desired cannot be compared to it.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For wisedome [is] better then rubies: and all the things that may be desired, are not to be compared to it.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For wisdom is better than precious stones; and no valuable substance is of equal worth with it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For wisdom [is] better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
wisdom 2451
{2451} Prime
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
[is] better 2896
{2896} Prime
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
than rubies; 6443
{6443} Prime
From the same as H6434; probably a pearl (as round).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the things that may be desired 2656
{2656} Prime
From H2654; pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind).
are not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
to be compared 7737
{7737} Prime
A primitive root; properly to level, that is, equalize; figuratively to resemble; by implication to adjust (that is, counterbalance, be suitable, compose, place, yield, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to it.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 8:11

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 3:14 For the merchandise of it [is] better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Proverbs 4:5-7 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. ... Wisdom [is] the principal thing; [therefore] get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Proverbs 16:16 How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
Proverbs 20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge [are] a precious jewel.
Job 28:15-19 It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed [for] the price thereof. ... The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
Psalms 19:10 More to be desired [are they] than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
Psalms 119:127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Philippians 3:8-9 Yea doubtless, and I count all things [but] loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them [but] dung, that I may win Christ, ... And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
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