Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 8:11

Context
NET ©

For wisdom is better than rubies, and desirable things cannot be compared 1  to her.

NIV ©

for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.

NASB ©

"For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.

NLT ©

For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies. Nothing you desire can be compared with it.

MSG ©

For Wisdom is better than all the trappings of wealth; nothing you could wish for holds a candle to her.

BBE ©

For wisdom is better than jewels, and all things which may be desired are nothing in comparison with her.

NRSV ©

for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her.

NKJV ©

For wisdom is better than rubies, And all the things one may desire cannot be compared with her.


KJV
For wisdom
<02451>
[is] better
<02896>
than rubies
<06443>_;
and all the things that may be desired
<02656>
are not to be compared
<07737> (8799)
to it.
NASB ©
"For wisdom
<02451>
is better
<02896>
than
<04480>
jewels
<06443>
; And all
<03605>
desirable
<02656>
things
<02656>
cannot
<03808>
compare
<07737>
with her.
HEBREW
hb
<0>
wwsy
<07737>
al
<03808>
Myupx
<02656>
lkw
<03605>
Mynynpm
<06443>
hmkx
<02451>
hbwj
<02896>
yk (8:11)
<03588>
LXXM
kreisswn
<2908
A-NSM
gar
<1063
PRT
sofia
<4678
N-NSF
liywn
<3037
N-GPM
polutelwn
<4185
A-GPM
pan
<3956
A-NSN
de
<1161
PRT
timion
<5093
A-NSN
ouk
<3364
ADV
axion
<514
A-NSN
authv
<846
D-GSF
estin
<1510
V-PAI-3S
NET © [draft] ITL
For
<03588>
wisdom
<02451>
is better
<02896>
than rubies
<06443>
, and desirable
<02656>
things cannot
<03808>
be compared
<07737>
to her.
NET ©

For wisdom is better than rubies, and desirable things cannot be compared 1  to her.

NET © Notes

tn The verb יִשְׁווּ (yishvu, from שָׁוָה, shavah) can be rendered “are not comparable” or in a potential nuance “cannot be compared” with her.



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