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Proverbs 3:13–15

Blessed Is the One Who Finds Wisdom

13  uBlessed is the one who finds wisdom,

and the one who gets understanding,

14  vfor the gain from her is better than gain from silver

and her profit better than wgold.

15  She is more precious than xjewels,

and ynothing you desire can compare with her.

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Proverbs 3:13–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

13 Blessed are those who find wisdom,

those who gain understanding,

14 for she is more profitable than silver

and yields better returns than gold.

15 She is more precious than rubies;

nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom,

And the man that getteth understanding.

14 For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver,

And the gain thereof than fine gold.

15 She is more precious than rubies:

And all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 Joyful is the person who finds wisdom,

the one who gains understanding.

14 For wisdom is more profitable than silver,

and her wages are better than gold.

15 Wisdom is more precious than rubies;

nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 Happy is the man who finds wisdom,

And the man who gains understanding;

14 For her proceeds are better than the profits of silver,

And her gain than fine gold.

15 She is more precious than rubies,

And all the things you may desire cannot compare with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 Happy is the person who finds wisdom,

the one who gets understanding.

14 Wisdom is worth more than silver;

it brings more profit than gold.

15 Wisdom is more precious than rubies;

nothing you could want is equal to it.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom,

And the man that getteth understanding.

14 For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver,

And the profit thereof than fine gold.

15 She is more precious than rubies:

And none of the things thou canst desire are to be compared unto her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14 For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold. 15 She is more precious than rubies; and all the things thou canst desire are not equal unto her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Blessed is the one who finds wisdom

and the one who obtains understanding.

14 The profit gained from wisdom is greater than

the profit gained from silver.

Its yield is better than fine gold.

15 Wisdom is more precious than jewels,

and all your desires cannot equal it.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 Happy is a man who finds wisdom

and who acquires understanding,

14 for she is more profitable than silver,

and her revenue is better than gold.

15 She is more precious than jewels;

nothing you desire compares with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Happy are those who find wisdom,

and those who get understanding,

14 for her income is better than silver,

and her revenue better than gold.

15 She is more precious than jewels,

and nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 Happy is the one who finds wisdom,

and one who obtains understanding.

14 For her income is better than the income of silver,

and her revenue than that of gold.

15 She is more precious than rubies,

and all your desires shall not compare with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

13 Blessed is the one who finds wisdom.

Blessed is the one who gains understanding.

14 Wisdom pays better than silver does.

She earns more than gold does.

15 She is worth more than rubies.

Nothing you want can compare with her.

Proverbs 3:13–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 How blessed is the man who finds wisdom

And the man who gains understanding.

14 For her profit is better than the profit of silver

And her gain better than fine gold.

15 She is more precious than jewels;

And nothing you desire compares with her.