JOB 28:1 Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold where they fine it.
JOB 28:2 Iron is taken out of the earth, and brass is melted out of the stone.
JOB 28:3 He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shades of death.
JOB 28:4 The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant: even the waters forgotten by the foot: they are dried up, they have gone away from men.
JOB 28:5 As for the earth, out of it cometh bread: and under it is turned up as it were fire.
JOB 28:6 The stones of it are the place of sapphires: and it hath dust of gold.
JOB 28:7 There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vultur's eye hath not seen:
JOB 28:8 The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.
JOB 28:9 He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots.
JOB 28:10 He cutteth out rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing.
JOB 28:11 He bindeth the floods from overflowing; and the thing that is hid he bringeth forth to light.
JOB 28:12 But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?
JOB 28:13 Man knoweth not the price of it; neither is it found in the land of the living.
JOB 28:14 The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.
JOB 28:15 It cannot be obtained for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price of it.
JOB 28:16 It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.
JOB 28:17 The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.
JOB 28:18 No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
JOB 28:19 The topaz of Cush shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
JOB 28:20 Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?
JOB 28:21 Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air.
JOB 28:22 Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame of it with our ears.
JOB 28:23 God understandeth the way of it, and he knoweth its place.
JOB 28:24 For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven;
JOB 28:25 To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.
JOB 28:26 When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:
JOB 28:27 Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out.
JOB 28:28 And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.