JOB 28

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  • And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

    – Job 28:28

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Chapter 28 Scripture

  • 1  Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold where they fine it.

  • 2  Iron is taken out of the earth, and brass is molten out of the stone.

  • 3  He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.

  • 4  The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant; even the waters forgotten of the foot: they are dried up, they are gone away from men.

  • 5  As for the earth, out of it cometh bread: and under it is turned up as it were fire.

  • 6  The stones of it are the place of sapphires: and it hath dust of gold.

  • 7  There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen:

  • 8  The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.

  • 9  He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots.

  • 10  He cutteth out rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing.

  • 11  He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.

  • 12  But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?

  • 13  Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.

  • 14  The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.

  • 15  It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.

  • 16  It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

  • 17  The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.

  • 18  No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

  • 19  The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

  • 20  Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?

  • 21  Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air.

  • 22  Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame thereof with our ears.

  • 23  God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.

  • 24  For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven;

  • 25  To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

  • 26  When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:

  • 27  Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out.

  • 28  And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.



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