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Job 28

NIV 1 "There is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined. NIV 1 "There is a mine for silver and a place where gold is refined. NIV 2 Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore. NIV 2 Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore. NIV 3 Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness. NIV 3 Man puts an end to the darkness; he searches the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness. NIV 4 Far from where people dwell he cuts a shaft, in places forgotten by the foot of man; far from men he dangles and sways. NIV 4 Far from where people dwell he cuts a shaft, in places forgotten by the foot of man; far from men he dangles and sways. NIV 5 The earth, from which food comes, is transformed below as by fire; NIV 5 The earth, from which food comes, is transformed below as by fire; NIV 6 sapphires come from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold. NIV 6 sapphires come from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold. NIV 7 No bird of prey knows that hidden path, no falcon's eye has seen it. NIV 7 No bird of prey knows that hidden path, no falcon's eye has seen it. NIV 8 Proud beasts do not set foot on it, and no lion prowls there. NIV 8 Proud beasts do not set foot on it, and no lion prowls there. NIV 9 Man's hand assaults the flinty rock and lays bare the roots of the mountains. NIV 9 Man's hand assaults the flinty rock and lays bare the roots of the mountains. NIV 10 He tunnels through the rock; his eyes see all its treasures. NIV 10 He tunnels through the rock; his eyes see all its treasures. NIV 11 He searches the sources of the rivers and brings hidden things to light. NIV 11 He searches the sources of the rivers and brings hidden things to light. NIV 12 "But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell? NIV 12 "But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell? NIV 13 Man does not comprehend its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living. NIV 13 Man does not comprehend its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living. NIV 14 The deep says, 'It is not in me'; the sea says, 'It is not with me.' NIV 14 The deep says, 'It is not in me'; the sea says, 'It is not with me.' NIV 15 It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed in silver. NIV 15 It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed in silver. NIV 16 It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or sapphires. NIV 16 It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir, with precious onyx or sapphires. NIV 17 Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold. NIV 17 Neither gold nor crystal can compare with it, nor can it be had for jewels of gold. NIV 18 Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies. NIV 18 Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies. NIV 19 The topaz of Cush cannot compare with it; it cannot be bought with pure gold. NIV 19 The topaz of Cush cannot compare with it; it cannot be bought with pure gold. NIV 20 "Where then does wisdom come from? Where does understanding dwell? NIV 20 "Where then does wisdom come from? Where does understanding dwell? NIV 21 It is hidden from the eyes of every living thing, concealed even from the birds of the air. NIV 21 It is hidden from the eyes of every living thing, concealed even from the birds of the air. NIV 22 Destruction and Death say, 'Only a rumor of it has reached our ears.' NIV 22 Destruction and Death say, 'Only a rumor of it has reached our ears.' NIV 23 God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells, NIV 23 God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells, NIV 24 for he views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. NIV 24 for he views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. NIV 25 When he established the force of the wind and measured out the waters, NIV 25 When he established the force of the wind and measured out the waters, NIV 26 when he made a decree for the rain and a path for the thunderstorm, NIV 26 when he made a decree for the rain and a path for the thunderstorm, NIV 27 then he looked at wisdom and appraised it; he confirmed it and tested it. NIV 27 then he looked at wisdom and appraised it; he confirmed it and tested it. NIV 28 And he said to man, 'The fear of the Lord--that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.' " NIV 28 And he said to man, 'The fear of the Lord--that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.' "