Proverbs 16:16

 

“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Proverbs 16:16

“How much better is it to get wisedome, then gold? and to get vnderstanding, rather to be chosen then siluer?”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Proverbs chapter 16
 

“How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! and to get knowledge is more to be desired than silver.”
Basic English Bible
 

“How much better is it to get wisdom than fine gold, and the getting of intelligence to be preferred to silver!”
Darby Bible
 

“Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold? and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver? ”
Webster's Bible
 

“How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.”
World English Bible
 

“To get wisdom -- how much better than gold, And to get understanding to be chosen than silver!”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 

Shay's comment on 2015-02-09 07:11:01:

Acquiring godly wisdom, that is, gaining accurate knowledge of God s Word, the Bible, and acting in harmony with it, helps us to walk in the way Jehovah God approves.

 

Raheem's comment on 2014-03-16 07:50:42:

Wisdom is necessary for life to be worth living

 


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