Job 28:12-27 NIV

12 But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell?

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      13 No mortal comprehends its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living.

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      14 The deep says, “It is not in me”; the sea says, “It is not with me.”

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      15 It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.

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      16 It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or lapis lazuli.

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          17 Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold.

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          18 Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies.

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          19 The topaz of Cush cannot compare with it; it cannot be bought with pure gold.

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          20 Where then does wisdom come from? Where does understanding dwell?

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              21 It is hidden from the eyes of every living thing, concealed even from the birds in the sky.

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                  22 Destructiona and Death say, “Only a rumor of it has reached our ears.”

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                    • ‹ 28:22 - Hebrew "Abaddon"
                      23 God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells,

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                      24 for he views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens.

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                      25 When he established the force of the wind and measured out the waters,

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                      26 when he made a decree for the rain and a path for the thunderstorm,

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                      27 then he looked at wisdom and appraised it; he confirmed it and tested it.

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