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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Job 28:1 - 19
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Job
   Chapter 28
28:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"There is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined.
 
28:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore.
 
28:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
 
28:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Far from where people dwell he cuts a shaft, in places forgotten by the foot of man; far from men he dangles and sways.
 
28:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The earth, from which food comes, is transformed below as by fire;
 
28:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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sapphires F57 come from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.
 
28:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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No bird of prey knows that hidden path, no falcon's eye has seen it.
 
28:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Proud beasts do not set foot on it, and no lion prowls there.
 
28:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Man's hand assaults the flinty rock and lays bare the roots of the mountains.
 
28:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He tunnels through the rock; his eyes see all its treasures.
 
28:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He searches F58 the sources of the rivers and brings hidden things to light.
 
28:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell?
 
28:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Man does not comprehend its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living.
 
28:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The deep says, 'It is not in me'; the sea says, 'It is not with me.'
 
28:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed in silver.
 
28:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or sapphires.
 
28:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold.
 
28:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies.
 
28:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The topaz of Cush cannot compare with it; it cannot be bought with pure gold.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F57 Or lapis lazuli; also in verse 16
F58 Septuagint, Aquila and Vulgate; Hebrew He dams up

 
 

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