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Proverbs 8:10-12 International Standard Version (ISV)

10 Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money
    and knowledge instead of the finest gold,
11 because wisdom is better than precious gems[a]
    and nothing you desire can compare to it.”

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12 “I, wisdom, am related to[b] prudence.
    I know how to be discreet.


  1. Proverbs 8:11 Or rubies
  2. Proverbs 8:12 Lit. wisdom, live with
International Standard Version (ISV)

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Proverbs 8:10-12 New International Version (NIV)

10 Choose my instruction instead of silver,
    knowledge rather than choice gold,
11 for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
    and nothing you desire can compare with her.

12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;
    I possess knowledge and discretion.

New International Version (NIV)

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