Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold.
"Gold or glass cannot equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for articles of fine gold.
Wisdom is far more valuable than gold and crystal. It cannot be purchased with jewels mounted in fine gold.
Neither gold nor emeralds are comparable; extravagant jewelry can't touch it.
Gold and glass are not equal to it in price, and it may not be exchanged for jewels of the best gold.
Gold and glass cannot equal it, nor can it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.
Neither gold nor crystal can equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for jewelry of fine gold.
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1 tn The word is from זָכַךְ (zakhakh, “clear”). It describes a transparent substance, and so “glass” is an appropriate translation. In the ancient world it was precious and so expensive.
2 tc The MT has “vase”; but the versions have a plural here, suggesting jewels of gold.